Why does this (not) work?
Michael C. Neel
neel at mediapulse.com
Tue Aug 19 23:43:27 CEST 2003
> try this:
> >>> "%s - %s - %s" % (("test",)*3)
> why else would
> >>> 3 % 1 * 2
> print 0 instead of 1?
Hmmm, can't say I like what this implies. In one case % is shorthand
for a sprintf function, the other it's a mathematical expression at the
same level of precedence of * and /. But the sprintf version is
"granted" the precedence of the mathematical version? What's the logic
More information about the Python-list