[Python-ideas] Customizing format()

Carl Johnson cmjohnson.mailinglist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 19:36:44 CET 2009

Carl Johnson wrote:

> I haven't entirely been following this conversation, so I may be
> missing something, but what about something like:
> "Balance = ${balance:{minilang}}".format(balance=1.00,
> minilang=mini_formatter(thousands_sep=",", ...))
> That way, even if the mini-language gets really confusing we'll have
> an easy to call function that manages it. I always thought it was
> weird that things co

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…So, I always thought it was weird that {}s could nest in the new
format language, but if we have that capability, we may as well use

-- Carl

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