[Python-ideas] Implicit String Concatenation

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Apr 17 02:19:24 CEST 2007

Jim Jewett wrote:

> (1)  Where does this preservation actually hurt?

It hurts because it places a burden on everyone every
time they use a triple quoted string to do something
about the indentation which is unwanted 99.999% of
the time.

> I use docstrings online -- and I typically do want them indented like 
> the code.

I don't understand what you mean by that. Can you
give an example where an auto-dedented docstring
would give an undesirable result?


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