sys.ps2 assignment has no effect

Peter Hansen peter at
Sun Sep 22 14:23:51 EDT 2002

Lance wrote:
> I'm running the latest Python on Windows XP. The default installed secondary
> string appears to be blank spaces rather than an ellipse. The following has
> no effect:
> import sys
> sys.ps2 = '... '
What does "print '...'" show you?  Maybe this is just a phenomenon of 
your current font?

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