New Python 3.0 string formatting - really necessary?
steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Tue Dec 30 01:44:46 CET 2008
On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 09:50:14 -0800, walterbyrd wrote:
> On Dec 21, 12:28 pm, Bruno Desthuilliers
> <bdesth.quelquech... at free.quelquepart.fr> 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.
How do you lose backward compatibility by *adding* new functionality? The
old functionality will continue to work as normal.
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