[Python-Dev] PEP460 thoughts from a Mercurial dev

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jan 13 18:34:39 CET 2014

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 8:51 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13 January 2014 23:57, Augie Fackler <raf at durin42.com> wrote:
>> 1) What do we need in terms of functionality
>> Best guess, %s, %d, and %f. I've not done a full audit of the code, but some
>> limited looking over the grep hits for % in .py files suggests I'm right,
>> and we could even do without %f (we only use that for 'hg --time' output,
>> which we could do in unicode).
> I think PEP 460 will have you covered there, or hopefully asciistr on 3.3+

I'm confused on how PEP 460 would help -- Augie mentioned %d, which it excludes.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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