tjreedy at home.com
Tue Jul 24 17:29:25 CEST 2001
> 3. I dislike % substitution because I dislike sprintf formatting,
> besides - I tend to think it should specify the subscript for
> data to substitute in the string - not just rely on the
Off the subject of the thread, but ...
Are you aware of substitution by name and dictionary? For instance
quot,rem = divmod(amount,100)
print 'most = %(quot)d, rest = %(rem)d' % locals()
These is easy to miss the first time thru the docs (oh, just like
and underutilized in quickly-written posted examples.
Terry J. Reedy
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