[Python-ideas] string.format() default variable assignment

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Tue Mar 5 12:55:50 CET 2013


On Tuesday 05 March 2013 06:54:14 Mark Lawrence did opine:

> On 05/03/2013 02:54, Chris Angelico wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Steven D'Aprano
> > 
> > <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> >> It's easy for him to
> >> deal with it, all he has to do is get a goat to eat the garden waste
> >> I toss over the fence, and his problem is solved.
> > 
> > Sounds like someone got Steven's goat.
> > 
> > *dives for cover*
> > 
> > ChrisA
> 
> It's unlikely to happen but the UK should bring back the death penalty
> when it gets that bad :)

I think another friend of mine had the most cogent observation when he 
said:

You can't fix stupid, but stupid will eventually get fixed.

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