[Python-Dev] Issue 6081: format string using mapping rather than kwargs

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Thu Mar 25 16:55:54 CET 2010

Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> Completely agree on all points. Now we're just left with "is it worth
>> expanding the str api for this?". I don't feel strongly either way.
> For something as core as the string API, we better feel darn strongly
> about it before we mess with it :)
> I'm inclined to leave it alone unless/until Raymond or somebody else
> steps up to really champion it.

I'm okay with that.

> P.S. There's also the language moratorium to consider - since this idea
> affect the methods of a builtin type, I believe the moratorium applies.

I don't think there's any effort to get this in before the moratorium 


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