Pre-PEP: Refusing to guess in string formatting operations
mwh at python.net
Wed Mar 12 15:58:40 CET 2003
Jp Calderone <exarkun at intarweb.us> writes:
> In retrospect, I would rather have the method named __mod__. It is the
> only thing that -really- makes sense, and it clears up two related warts:
> using the % operator on strings calls no function reachable from Python, and
> subclasses of str cannot override the % behavior.
This is fixed in 2.3, I'm fairly sure.
It's an especially annoying American buzzword for "business use,
as opposed to consumer, research, or educational use".
-- Tim Peters defines "enterprise"
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