[Python-ideas] Briefer string format

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 16:50:30 CEST 2015

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 8:25 AM, Eric V. Smith <eric at trueblade.com> wrote:
> On 7/21/2015 9:50 AM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> I don't know. Either way there's going to be complaints about the
>> inconsistencies. :-( I wish we hadn't done the {a[x]} part of PEP 3101,
>> but it's too late now. :-(
> Maybe we should deprecate it. I've never used it, and I don't think I've
> ever seen it in the wild.

FWIW, I've used it a few times in production code.  However, it wasn't
strictly necessary nor was the value added substantial.


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