[Python-checkins] peps: PEP 8 section on string quotes by Akira Li.
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date: Sat Nov 29 19:01:24 2014 -0800
PEP 8 section on string quotes by Akira Li.
pep-0008.txt | 13 +++++++++++++
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diff --git a/pep-0008.txt b/pep-0008.txt
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public and internal interfaces still apply.
+In Python, single-quoted strings and double-quoted strings are the
+same. This PEP do not make a recommendation for this. Pick a rule
+and stick to it. When a string contains single or double quote
+characters, however, use the other one to avoid backslashes in the
+string. It improves readability.
+For triple-quoted strings, always use double quote characters to be
+consistent with the docstring convention in PEP 257.
Whitespace in Expressions and Statements
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