[Python-ideas] String formatting and namedtuple

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Feb 11 22:58:48 CET 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 1:51 PM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> 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?
> Well, I thought it had been reversed.  If it's not reversed, I'll start
> campaigning to keep it.  I think any decision to deprecate % should come
> *after* 3.x has had significant uptake among the broader community.

That probably means we'll still be supporting % 5 years from now.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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