[Python-ideas] String formatting and namedtuple

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 22:28:49 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 5:09 AM, Lie Ryan <lie.1296 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is % interpolation deprecated? I've never heard of that...
>> There's no plans to remove it in the near future, so it's not
>> deprecated, and there's no problem using it when it's convenient.
>> However, .format() obsoletes it.  .format() is significantly more
>> powerful for reasons just like this.  There's no reason to add new
>> features to % interpolation with .format() around.
> I thought the plan was to start deprecating % in 3.1 and remove it at
> some later release (maybe 3.3). Or did I miss a reversal on this?

I'm going to hide behind my vague use of "near future".  Although I
didn't realize removal was even that specific yet.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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