[Python-Dev] PEP 460 reboot
Eric V. Smith
eric at trueblade.com
Tue Jan 14 22:15:57 CET 2014
On 1/14/2014 3:54 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
>> In Py2, because '%15s' can actually take 17 characters, I have to use '%15s'
>> % data_value[:15] everywhere.
> Wow. I thought there would be some combination using %.15s but I can't
> get that to work. :-(
>>> '%.15s' % 'abcdefghij1234567'
Or, depending on what you're after:
>>> '%15.15s' % 'abcde'
>>> '%15.15s' % 'abcdefghij1234567'
> (I should review PEP 461, but I don't have time yet.)
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