string.Template.delimiter cannot be overriden?

kretik kretik at
Tue Jun 17 07:29:47 CEST 2008

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> On Jun 16, 9:53 pm, kretik <kre... at> wrote:
>> I've been trying to coax this class to use something other than the
>> default '$' but it seems setting it to something else has no discernible
>> effect. Is it necessary to inherit from the class to do this?
> Yes, subclassing is the intended way to produce variants of Template
> with a different delimiter.

OK, that makes no sense but I guess it's some sort of pythonistic thing 
or something =)

Thanks a lot for the response.

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