Title: % string formatting does not support %b
Type: behavior Stage:
Components: Interpreter Core Versions: Python 3.0, Python 2.6
Status: closed Resolution: wont fix
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Assigned To: eric.smith Nosy List: eric.smith
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2008-03-19 03:53 by eric.smith, last changed 2008-04-18 19:24 by eric.smith. This issue is now closed.

Messages (3)
msg64031 - (view) Author: Eric V. Smith (eric.smith) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-03-19 03:53
PEP 3127 "Integer Literal Support and Syntax" says that % string
formatting should support %b.  This needs to be added to both 2.6 and
3.0.  It needs to support the forms %b and %#b.
msg65621 - (view) Author: Eric V. Smith (eric.smith) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-04-18 19:24
On the python-3000 list we decided not to add new features to %
formatting, since it will be deprecated in favor of str.format.
msg65622 - (view) Author: Eric V. Smith (eric.smith) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-04-18 19:24
I should have noted that the PEP was modified to remove %b and %#b
Date User Action Args
2008-04-18 19:24:53eric.smithsetmessages: + msg65622
2008-04-18 19:24:25eric.smithsetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: wont fix
messages: + msg65621
2008-03-19 03:53:29eric.smithcreate