PEP 259: Revise to remove context-driven magic from print
aleaxit at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 14 12:37:32 EDT 2001
"David LeBlanc" <whisper at oz.nospamnet> wrote in message
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> makes sense to me. I also liked someone's idea of __print__ - if that
The 'someone' was me ("was I"...?).
> idea was in respect of giving objects the power to (as it where) print
> themselves (return their string representation - so call it asstring()).
How would that differ from the existing __str__ and __repr__ methods?
No, __print__ would rather underlie the print statement just like
__import__ underlies the import (and from) statements. But I guess
I gotta write a PEP about it...
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