[Python-Dev] str.dedent

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Nov 15 01:41:42 CET 2005

James Y Knight wrote:

> ITYM you mean "If only python were lisp". (macros, or even reader  macros)

No, I mean it would be more satisfying if there
were a syntax for expressing multiline string
literals that didn't force it to be at the left
margin. The lack of such in such an otherwise
indentation-savvy language seems a wart.

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