[Python-ideas] One way to do format and print

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Mon Sep 7 22:52:52 CEST 2015

Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> writes:
> ... and this is the other. Being available for non-literals means they
> can be used with i18n, string tables, and other transformations.
> Percent formatting is similar to what other C-derived languages have,
> and .format() has certain flexibilities, so neither is likely to be
> deprecated any time soon.

I've never understood why .format was invented in the first place,
rather than extending percent-formatting to have the features that it
has over it.

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