Is pythonic version of scanf() or sscanf() planned?

TerryP bigboss1964 at
Mon Oct 12 06:15:23 CEST 2009

On Oct 9, 5:59 pm, Joshua Kugler <jos... at> wrote:
> ryniek90 wrote:
> > So maybe someone, someday decide to
> > put in Python an alternative, really great implementation ofscanf() ?
> My idea of a "greatscanf() function" would be a clever combination of
> re.match(), int(), and float().
> j

Actually, the Python documentation has something interesting:

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