[Python-3000] Reminder: Py3k PEPs due by April
eoghan at qatano.com
Wed Apr 11 18:42:08 CEST 2007
On 10/04/07, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
> Here's that I think might not need a PEP:
> * Eliminate implicit string concatenation: "abc" "def"
> in favor of an explicit + operation. That simplifies
> the grammar just a bit and the compiler already is
> smart enough to do constant fold this operation at
> compile time. When there are multi-line concats, I think
> the parenthesis serves us much better than a trailing \
> which is ugly and relies on having no trailing whitespace.
> 'hello ' \
> 'world '
> ('hello ' +
> 'world ')
I've started a discussion on python-ideas proposing to allow implicit
concatenation of string variables as well as string literals.
-1 for elimination!
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