[SciPy-dev] change print statements to print functions in docstrings

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Sat Aug 15 19:01:33 CDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 18:08, Gael
Varoquaux<gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:

> So you are advocating no transition period between print as a statement,
> and print as a function, because if we are going to bite a bullet, we
> might as well understand what we bite, right?

If we were to drop support for Python 2.5, or make a slight fork for
2.6/3.x (not likely, but conceivable), I would be in favor of using
the 3.x print() syntax with the appropriate __future__ import noted in
the preface.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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