str() of a tuple

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Thu Sep 5 19:27:16 CEST 2002

Douglas Zongker wrote:

> Why, oh why does the str() of a container use the repr()s of the
> objects inside?  This seems to violate what the docs claim str() does
> -- "return a nicely printable representation of an object."

"an object" refers to the container itself, not the objects
in the container.


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