Whatever happened to String Interpolation?

Fernando Pérez fperez528 at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 1 04:00:21 CET 2001


Tim Hammerquist wrote:


[ snip ]

>> I hate extra function calls which just clutter things out. I'm a
>> big fan of 'first level' code readability: code which in a first
>> reading, with minimal mental gymnastics, shows its intended
>> purpose.
> 
> Ah, but with training, one can do this with Python, Lisp, and even
> Perl!  I'm proof!
> 

I know. Even with regexes, the epitome of line-noise-like code. But 
the point of a clear language is *not* to have to do that all the 
time (and yes, I know you were half-joking. Just pounding on the nail 
here).


>> Oh well. We'll see if this gets anywhere.
> 
> That _would_ be something. =)

Indeed. I have serious doubts at this point. Oh well, from Itpl 
import Itpl,itpl forever...

Cheers,

f




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