[Python-Dev] PEP-498: Literal String Formatting

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Aug 8 23:05:08 CEST 2015

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 6:39 PM Eric V. Smith <eric at trueblade.com> wrote:

> Following a long discussion on python-ideas, I've posted my draft of
> PEP-498. It describes the "f-string" approach that was the subject of
> the "Briefer string format" thread. I'm open to a better title than
> "Literal String Formatting".
> I need to add some text to the discussion section, but I think it's in
> reasonable shape. I have a fully working implementation that I'll get
> around to posting somewhere this weekend.
> >>> def how_awesome(): return 'very'
> ...
> >>> f'f-strings are {how_awesome()} awesome!'
> 'f-strings are very awesome!'
> I'm open to any suggestions to improve the PEP. Thanks for your feedback.

I fixed a grammar nit directly in the PEP, but otherwise I'm +1 on the
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