How do I put % in a format sting?

John Salerno johnjsal at
Fri Oct 6 16:24:34 CEST 2006

Carsten Haese wrote:

> While I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment, calling the "?" a
> formatter only blurs the already blurred distinction between string
> formatting and parameter passing. The "?" is a parameter placeholder.

Yeah, you're right. I was actually raising an eyebrow as I typed 
"formatter", because I wasn't sure what to call it. :)

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