[Python-Dev] RFC: PEP 460: Add bytes % args and bytes.format(args) to Python 3.5

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat Jan 11 08:26:57 CET 2014

Am 11.01.2014 03:04, schrieb Antoine Pitrou:
> On Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:53:09 -0500
> "Eric V. Smith" <eric at trueblade.com> wrote:
>> So, I'm -1 on the PEP. It doesn't address the cases laid out in issue
>> 3892. See for example http://bugs.python.org/issue3982#msg180432 .

I agree.

> Then we might as well not do anything, since any attempt to advance
> things is met by stubborn opposition in the name of "not far enough".
> (I don't care much personally, I think the issue is quite overblown
> anyway)

So you wouldn't mind another overhaul of the PEP including a bit more
functionality again? :)  I really think that practicality beats purity
here.  (I'm not advocating free mixing bytes and str, mind you!)


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