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Author Kenneth Lim
Recipients Kenneth Lim, abarry, vstinner
Date 2016-05-30.16:19:54
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Hi Barry,

I was aware of that. However, I was alluding to the KeyError produced, and
the silent truncation of the text. Rather than failing at the colon step
(SyntaxError when on run), truncated arguments pass this step, causing
errors downstream.

On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 11:02 PM, Emanuel Barry <>

> Emanuel Barry added the comment:
> In other words, you cannot use keys containing a colon in str.format -
> you'll need to replace the colons by something else (for example an
> underscore, that works fine).
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