New Python 3.0 string formatting - really necessary?

walterbyrd walterbyrd at
Mon Dec 29 18:50:14 CET 2008

On Dec 21, 12:28 pm, Bruno Desthuilliers
<bdesth.quelquech... at> wrote:

> > I can see where the new formatting might be helpful in some cases.
> > But, I am not sure it's worth the cost.
> Err... _Which_ cost exactly ?

Loss of backward compatibility, mainly.

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