[Python-Dev] PEP 30XZ: Simplified Parsing

Baptiste Carvello baptiste13 at altern.org
Fri May 4 22:16:17 CEST 2007

Steven Bethard a écrit :
> On 5/2/07, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
>> Implicit string concatenation is massively useful for creating long
>> strings in a readable way though:
>>     call_something("first part\n"
>>                            "second line\n"
>>                             "third line\n")
>> I find it an elegant way of building strings and would be sad to see it
>> go. Adding trailing '+' signs is ugly.
> You'll still have textwrap.dedent::
>     call_something(dedent('''\
>         first part
>         second line
>         third line
>         '''))
> And using textwrap.dedent, you don't have to remember to add the \n at
> the end of every line.
> STeVe

maybe we could have a "dedent" literal that would remove the first newline and
all indentation so that you can just write:

call_something( d'''
                 first part
                 second line
                 third line
                 ''' )


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