[Python-Dev] Status regarding Old vs. Advanced String Formating

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Feb 24 22:37:40 CET 2012

> I was of the thought that Old String Formatting |"%s" % foo| was to be
> phased out by Advanced String Formatting |"{}.format(foo)|.

This is actually not the case, and never was. Some people would indeed
like to see that happen, and others are strongly opposed.

As a consequence, both APIs for formatting will coexist for a long time
to come (ten years at least); no deprecation is planned.


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