difference between %s and %d

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Fri Oct 1 21:25:35 CEST 2010

On 2010-10-01, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:

> If I'm printing the number 735, or any other positive or negative
> integer, is there any difference between %7s and %7d?

Let's ask Python:

  >>> [n for n in range(-99999999,99999999,123) if ("%7d" % n) != ("%7s" % n)]

  >>> [n for n in range(-99999,99999) if ("%7d" % n) != ("%7s" % n)]
Apparently not.

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