% sign in python?

Jordan JordanNealBerg at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 00:19:38 CEST 2008


On Jul 17, 3:42 pm, Terry Reedy <tjre... at udel.edu> wrote:
> korean_dave wrote:
> > What does this operator do? Specifically in this context
>
> > test.log( "[[Log level %d: %s]]" % ( level, msg ), description )
>
> > (Tried googling and searching, but the "%" gets interpreted as an
> > operation and distorts the search results)
>
> Having seen a number of comments like this over the years (about the
> difficulty of searching for symbol meanings), I just started, last
> night, a symbol index listing nearly all Python syntax uses of
> non-alpha-or-digit ascii symbols.  When I finish and upload it
> somewhere, I will post an announcement with the link.
>
> tjr

That sounds great Terry!  I look forward to seeing this.

~Jordan



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