RE strings (was: Variable Interpolation - status of PEP 215)

Peter Hansen peter at
Fri Jun 21 04:12:13 CEST 2002

Skip Montanaro wrote:
>     Peter> Given that the only real difference is you skip an import, and at
>     Peter> the cost of modifying the language definition in an unusual
>     Peter> manner, is there any point to this at all?
> Yeah...  Makes it more like Perl (more magic under the covers instead of out
> where you can see it). ;-)

:-)  I guess I understood that to be the point.  What I should
have said was "is there any _benefit_ to this at all?"


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