New Python 3.0 string formatting - really necessary?

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sat Dec 20 03:07:33 CET 2008


On Fri, 19 Dec 2008 19:10:59 +0100, Christian Heimes wrote about % 
formatting in Python 3:

> It's not going to be removed for many years - if ever. The % string
> formatting system is not deprecated in 3.0. For that very reason it must
> stay until 3.2. We don't have plans to deprecate it in 3.1 so it will
> stay at least until Python 3.3 which is to be released about 2014.

I am very glad to hear that.


-- 
Steven



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