Error messages from format()

Colin J. Williams cjw at ncf.ca
Tue Nov 13 21:24:53 CET 2012


On 13/11/2012 1:38 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:08:59 -0500, Colin J. Williams wrote:
>
>> Is there some way to get more informative error messages from the
>> builtin format?
>
> Yes -- post a feature request on the Python bug tracker, then wait until
> Python 3.4 comes out in about 16 months.
>
> :(
>
Many thanks :)

I am working on the assumption that the first argument of the format 
builtin function and be a sequence of values, which can be selected
with {1:}, {2:}, {0:} etc.

The docs don't make this clear.  I would appreciate advice.

Colin W.
> [snip]


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