Coding Style: Quotes

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at
Fri Sep 13 16:05:45 EDT 2002

* John Waycott
> I'm curious if others have adopted any standards for choice of single vs.
> double quotation marks to delimit strings. A look through the standard
> library reveals the choice of one over the other is rather arbitrary. I
> suspect it really makes no difference, but the question has come up during a
> code review.

Python itself seems to "prefer" single quotes slightly:
1: >>> "String"
1:     'String'
2: >>>


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