New Python 3.0 string formatting - really necessary?

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at gmx.net
Sat Dec 20 12:14:31 CET 2008


On Fri, 19 Dec 2008 17:12:00 -0800, r wrote:

> Marc,
> Why move away from a concise and widely accepted way of sting
> formatting, just to supposedly make it a little easier for n00bs? (which
> i disagree this is easier) In turn, creating more syntactical clutter.
> (%s %f %d) is all you need to remember. If people can't understand that,
>  i fear for the future of Humans as a species!

Yeah, doomsday is near.  Curly brackets and a number instead of a percent 
sign followed by an 's' is a sure sign of the end…

You're a funny little troll, Sir.

Ciao,
	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch



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