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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Aug 12 01:34:58 CEST 2015

Stefan Behnel wrote:
> Syntax highlighting and in-string expression completion should eventually
> help, once IDEs support it.

Concerning that, this is going to place quite a
burden on syntax highlighters. Doing it properly
will require the ability to parse arbitrary Python
expressions, or at least match nested brackets. An
editor whose syntax hightlighting engine is based
on regular expressions could have trouble with


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