truncating strings

Seebs usenet-nospam at seebs.net
Wed Aug 24 00:00:05 CEST 2011


On 2011-08-23, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> Seebs wrote:
>> On 2011-08-23, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
>>>           logger.error("FAILED: '%s{50}', '%s', %s, %s" % (message,
>>> route, params, e.code))

>>> does anything like this exist?

>> %.50s

> That's not working in 2.7 or 3.2.

Huh.

	Python 2.6.1 (r261:67515, Jun 24 2010, 21:47:49)
	[GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5646)] on darwin
	Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
	>>> print "%.5s" % ("hello there, truncate me!")
	hello

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