[Python-Dev] cpython (3.2): Issue #14123: Explicitly mention that old style % string formatting has caveats

Eli Bendersky eliben at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 20:23:23 CET 2012

> It would be nice to call it something else than "printf-style
> formatting". While it is certainly modelled on printf(), knowledge of C
> or printf is not required to understand %-style formatting, nor even to
> appreciate it.

+1. The section is already titled "old string formatting operations" so if
this name is acceptable it should be reused. If it's not, it should then be
consistently changed everywhere.

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