[Python-ideas] String formatting and namedtuple

Mathias Panzenböck grosser.meister.morti at gmx.net
Thu Feb 12 21:06:30 CET 2009

Aahz wrote:
 > On Thu, Feb 12, 2009, Terry Reedy wrote:
 >> PROPOSAL: Allow the simple case to stay simple.  Allow field names to be
 >> omitted for all fields in a string and then default to 0, 1, ... so that
 >> example above could be written as
 >>>>> msg = "{} == {}".format
 >> Given that computers are glorified counting machines, it *is* a bit
 >> annoying to be required to do the counting manually.  I think this is at
 >> least half the objection to switching to .format.
 > +1 -- given this, I would remove half my objection to .format(); the rest
 > has mostly to do with backward compatibility as explained previously.

+1 from me, too.

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