il Tue, 27 Apr 2004 14:31:45 +0900, nobu.nokada / softhome.net ha
scritto::


>
>BTW, once I'd proposed the format indexed by name, similar to
>yours, borrowed from Python:
>
>  $ ruby -e 'printf "The %(subject)s is %(object)s.", {subject:"system", object:"down"}'
>  The system is down.
>
>It was rejected, however, I believe this would be usefull for
>L10N.

Incredible, I was thinking of this this morning. 
Now that the battle field is changed (i.e. we have key:val hashes) 
could we insist on this feature a little more? :)