Variable Interpolation - status of PEP 215

Aahz aahz at
Thu Jun 20 06:45:49 CEST 2002

In article <ouit4e63fr.fsf at>,
Ganesan R  <rganesan at> wrote:
>I am a relative newbie to Python. I have a reasonably good perl background
>(don't worry I am not about to start a language flame war :-), and one of
>the things I really miss is variable interpolation in strings. I searched
>the net and found PEP 215 ( This
>seems to be exactly what I need. The proposal seems to be quite old, so I'd
>like to know if it's still in consideration or has it been dropped

Peter already told you what you really wanted to know, but for the
benefit of other people, PEP 215 is dead and PEP 292 is currently the
subject of a LARGE thread on python-dev.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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