String concatenation vs. string formatting

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 01:02:25 CEST 2011


On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au>wrote:

> * The ‘%’ string formatting operator is superseded in current Python
>  versions by the more flexible ‘format’ method of string objects.
>

AFAIK, % formatting is the only kind of formatting that works portably
across all of CPythons 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.0,  3.1, 3.2; Pypy and Jython.

So I'm still writing new code using %.
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