String.Template Source ...

Peter Otten __peter__ at
Fri May 8 08:23:53 EDT 2009

Mic Pringle wrote:

> I'd like to have a 'dig around' in the source for String.Template, but
> can't seem to find where it lives.

I assume that you mean string.Template.

> Could someone please let me know where about's in the source (perhaps
> a path?) the template functions live ?
> I'm working on a Mac, using Leopard and the bundled version of Python.

Import the module and inspect its __file__ attribute:

>>> import string
>>> string.__file__

This means that the string module's path is /usr/lib/python2.6/ 
over here.

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