[Python-3000] Reminder: Py3k PEPs due by April

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Apr 11 02:24:39 CEST 2007

Raymond Hettinger wrote:

> Here's that I think might not need a PEP:
> * Eliminate implicit string concatenation:   "abc" "def"
> in favor of an explicit + operation.

-0.707. I've used languages where the only way of
splitting a string over lines is to use concatenation,
and it's tedious.

> When there are multi-line concats, I think
> the parenthesis serves us much better than a trailing \

Which can be done perfectly well as things are:

     ('hello        '
      'world        ')

So no, I don't think this is uncontroversial enough
to get by without a PEP.


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