text processing: variable interpolation and more
phd at phd.pp.ru
Sun Sep 9 07:37:54 CEST 2001
On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 05:03:52AM +0000, Greg Weeks wrote:
> def print_form_letter(recipient, they_want_us):
> render(sys.stdout, '''\
> Dear <recipient>:
> We are pleased to hear that you have chosen BigCorp.|? they_want_us
> We are sorry to hear that you will not be using BigCorp.|? not they_want_us
> Our company is the best in its class, blah, blah, blah.
> Sincerely yours,
> Brad Majors, BigCorp Marketing
> ''', globals(), locals())
print "Dear %(recipient)s:" % dict
will extract dict[recipient] and put it into the string as string. More
details in Python docs about overloaded operator %.
Oleg Broytmann http://phd.pp.ru/ phd at phd.pp.ru
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