__peter__ at web.de
Thu Jul 24 17:25:56 CEST 2008
David C. Ullrich wrote:
> In article <mailman.561.1216843813.922.python-list at python.org>,
> Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
>> David C. Ullrich wrote:
>> > I've been saving data in a file with one line per field.
>> > Now some of the fields may become multi-line strings...
>> > I was about to start escaping and unescaping linefeeds
>> > by hand, when I realized that repr() and eval() should
>> > do. Hence the question: If s is a string, is repr(s)
>> > guaranteed not to contain line breaks?
>> just keep in mind that using eval() on untrusted data isn't a very good
> Right. This data comes from me, gets put into a file and then
> read by me. Someone _could_ corrupt that file, but someone who
> could do that could more easily just throw the machine out
> the window...
You could also use a csv file with a single row.
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