[Python-ideas] Multi-line strings that respect indentation
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Nov 5 02:10:14 CET 2010
Daniel da Silva writes:
> To me, this is rather ugly because it messes up the indentation of
> some_func(). Suppose we could have a multiline string, that when started on
> a line indented four spaces, ignores the first four spaces on each line of
> the literal when creating the actual string?
from textwrap import dedent
x, y = process_something()
val = dedent("""\
""") % (x, y)
I don't think the function call is ugly enough to fix with syntax.
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