[Python-Dev] PEP 460 reboot

Yury Selivanov yselivanov.ml at gmail.com
Mon Jan 13 21:11:37 CET 2014

On January 13, 2014 at 3:08:43 PM, Daniel Holth (dholth at gmail.com) wrote:
> I see it now. b"foo%sbar" % b'baz' should also expand to b"foob'foo'bar"  
> Instead of "%b" could "%j" mean "I should have used + or join()  
> here
> but was too lazy" and work on str too?

Isn’t this just error prone? Since it’s a new format character, many,
probably, would write %s by mistake. And, besides, there was no %j
in python2.


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