On string formatting and functional programming
philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Dec 4 03:47:34 CET 2001
On Mon, 3 Dec 2001 05:10:14 -0500, Oren Tirosh <oren-py-l at hishome.net> wrote:
>According to the responses I got to my string interpolation proposal people
>have missed the point. I don't really care if the interpolation is done
>with dollars, percents, backticks or ampersands.
I don't care either.
> What I care about is that
>Python should have a compact and readable syntax for representing a string
>with embedded expression and that THESE EXPRESSION ARE NOT EVALUATED AT
>RUNTIME. This means that it can only be a language feature, not a module.
Python has enouigh language features, and doesn't need the syntax made
If you must, implement this "feature" with a preprocessor.
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