Error messages from format()

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Tue Nov 13 23:54:46 CET 2012


On Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:24:53 -0500, Colin J. Williams wrote:

> 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.

Um, did you read the rest of my post? I already told you that this is 
incorrect.



-- 
Steven


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