[Python-ideas] Added a function to parse str.format() mini-language specifiers

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Mon Mar 16 17:31:51 CET 2009

Mark Dickinson wrote:
> Something like the '_format_align' function from decimal.py
> might also be of general use:  it just does the job of padding
> and aligning a numeric string (as well as dealing with the sign).

Standby. That's next on my list of proposals.

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