[Python-Dev] Implicit String Concatenation and Octal Literals Was: PEP 30XZ: Simplified Parsing

Jon Ribbens jon+python-dev at unequivocal.co.uk
Thu May 3 12:49:05 CEST 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 10:23:39PM -0700, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Another way to look at it is to ask whether we would consider 
> adding implicit string concatenation if we didn't already have it.
> I think there would be a chorus of emails against it

Personally, I would have been irritated if it wasn't there. I'm used
to it from other languages, and it would seem like a gratuitous
incompatability if it wasn't supported.

I'm definitely against this proposal in its entirety.

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