Draft PEP: string interpolation with backquotes

Paul Svensson paul at svensson.org
Wed Dec 5 02:20:45 CET 2001

Oren Tirosh <oren-py-l at hishome.net> writes:

>As for the issue of interpolation with backticks being equivalent to str()
>rather than repr() - I believe most people won't even notice.  When the
>system simply does the Right Thing according to the context it feels more
>consistent even if technically it isn't.

considering that quotes create strings,
having `foo` mean repr(foo) and "`foo`" mean str(foo) seems fairly natural...


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