Fate of the repr module in Py3.0

Colin J. Williams fn681 at ncf.ca
Fri Mar 21 15:20:22 CET 2008


Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Was looking at PEP 3108, http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3108/ ,
> and saw that the repr module was slated for vaporization.  I've only
> used the module a few times ever.  I'm curious if the community wants
> it kept around or whether it is considered clutter.
> 
> The PEP is going to be finalized soon, so if you have issues with it,
> they should be sent to the PEP author or brought up on the list,
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/stdlib-sig .
> 
> Raymond

I've never used it, the value isn't obvious.
  >>> import repr
>>> repr.__doc__
'Redo the builtin repr() 
(representation) but with limits on most 
sizes.'
>>> 

Colin W.



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