Python quote in cgi

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Sep 24 02:45:00 CEST 2002


CheapSkate wrote:

>  Hi, this might have been discussed b4,
>  can someone clarify for me, when writing cgi script in python,
>  does ' = """
>  eg
> 
> print """<a href="index.html">Main</a>"""
> 
> print '<a href="index.html">Main</a>'
> 
> are they both the same?

Yes.  Triple quotes allow you to embed either form of single-character
quote in them, and additionally triple quotes can span multiple lines
(though in your example they don't).

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