[Python-Dev] PEP 498 f-string: please remove the special case for spaces

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Tue Aug 11 09:08:13 CEST 2015

On 11Aug2015 18:07, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
>Cameron Simpson wrote:
>>To illustrate, there's a consumer rights TV snow here with a segment 
>>called "F.U. Tube", where members of the public describe ripoffs and 
>>other product failures in video form. While a phonetic play on the 
>>name "YouTube", the abbreviation also colloquially means just what 
>>you think it might. I can just imagine reciting one of these new 
>>strings out loud...
>We could require it to be spelled "uf" unless "from __future__
>import billy_connolly_as_FLUFL" is in effect.

That seems like a reasoned and measured response.

Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>

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