Whatever happened to String Interpolation?

phil hunt philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Dec 12 20:27:53 CET 2001


On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 01:02:58 +2328, Fernando Pérez <fperez528 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Ville Vainio wrote:
>
>> Fernando Pérez <fperez528 at yahoo.com> writes:
>> 
>>> That already exists: type 'python Itpl' in google.
>> 
>> So, it appears to be done already. What's the fuss, then? Wouldn't
>> having this in the standard library suffice? Looking at the relatively
>> concise syntax on Itpl, why on earth would one want an equivalent
>> thing encumbering the core language?
>
>Well, at least having it in the standard library would be IMO a big 
>advancement. As it stands now, one often tries to work around it to avoid 
>generating an extra dependency for a project.

Why not just put the itpl.py file in your project? Then there's no
extra downloading required.

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