[Python-ideas] f-string "debug" conversion

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Wed Oct 3 05:52:53 EDT 2018

On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 10:48:31AM +0200, Anders Hovmöller wrote:
> >> and much more readable. 
> > 
> > So you say.
> > 
> > To me that looks like a regular function call, which calls an ordinary 
> > function "debug" and takes a simple keyword argument next with value 
> > "value+1".
> That was what it was. That was not intended to be about magic, that 
> was the normal case where you didn't want the magic.

Oh I'm sorry, I admit I read your earlier post wrongly. I missed that 
you were focused on the "=args" syntactic sugar and imagined you were 
proposing a magic debug() function as an alternative to this proposed 
f-string feature.

The perils of skim reading. Mea culpa.


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