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[Python-Dev] bpo-34595: How to format a type name?


On 2018-09-12 02:00, Ethan Furman wrote:
> On 09/11/2018 05:21 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> MRAB wrote on 9/11/18 16:06:
> 
>>> Perhaps we could have a single format code plus an optional '#' for 
>>> the "alternate form":
>>>
>>> %T for short form
>>> %#T for fully qualified name
>> 
>> OTOH, if %T and variants meant "type" but %t mean something entirely 
>> different, that *would* probably be confusing.
> 
> I think folks used to %-formatting are already used to un-related but
> similar codes (and related but dissimilar):
> 
> - %M for minute
> - %m for month  (or maybe I have that backwards)
> - %H for 24-hour clock
> - %I for 12-hour clock
> - %w for weekday as decimal number
> - %W for week number of the year
> 
> I always have to look it up.  :(
> 
Well, for the time of day (24-hour) it's %H:%M:%S, all uppercase.