[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 295 - Interpretation of multiline string constants

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 26 Jul 2002 16:48:30 -0400

> So...  What you (and others) think about just adding flag 'i' to string
> constants (that will strip indentation etc.)?  This doesn't affect
> existing code, but it will be useful (at least for me ;-)  Motivation
> was posted here by Michael Chermside, but I don't like his solutions.

And I don't like your proposal.  Sorry, but I really don't think the
syntax should be changed for something that's so trivial to code if
you need it.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)