[Python-Dev] PEP 461 - Adding % and {} formatting to bytes

Eric V. Smith eric at trueblade.com
Fri Jan 17 20:11:26 CET 2014

On 01/17/2014 02:04 PM, Glenn Linderman wrote:
> On 1/17/2014 7:15 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> For both options 1 and 2 surely you cannot be suggesting that after
>> people have written 2.x code to use format() as %f formatting is to be
>> deprecated, they now have to change the code back to the way they may
>> well have written it in the first place?
> If they are committed to format(), another option is to operate in the
> Unicode domain, and encode at the end.

Maybe that's the best advice to give. It's better than my earlier
example of field-at-a-time encoding.


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