[Python-ideas] string.format() default variable assignment

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Fri Mar 1 18:11:31 CET 2013

On Fri, Mar 1, 2013, at 11:55, 김용빈 wrote:

why we bother with '{variable}'.format(variable=variable) ?
can we just '{variable}.format()' ?

if variable is exist, then assign it.
if variable is not exist, then raise error

I am not language expert. so sorry if this is not a good idea, or
already discussed.


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If you don't want to repeat a name multiple times, just use

The format function doesn't (i think?) have a way to see your local
variables to look up the name.


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