Out-denting multiline comments

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Mon Aug 12 13:49:07 CEST 2002

"Delaney, Timothy" <tdelaney at avaya.com> wrote ...
> > From: bokr at oz.net [mailto:bokr at oz.net]
> >
> > ISTM the real question is if you could get a compile-time way
> > of adjusting
> > the string that is indented on the source, so as not be
> > indented in its definition.
> Why add syntax? The easiest way to do this would be with a __metaclass__
> which has the advantage that you can do it Right Now.

Unfortunately there would appear to be no way to persuade the compiler to
use that metaclass when compiling string literals, so its use would be
syntactically less convenient.

me-i'm-happy-with-strings-the-way-they-are-ly y'rs  - steve
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