Tutorial - section 8.5 -- User Defined Execptions?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Apr 16 12:52:44 CEST 2003

user at domain.invalid wrote:

> What do the back ticks in method "__str__" mean?

The backquotes are a way of saying "evaluate the repr of this
expression."  That is, `x` is the same as repr(x).  Most consider the
use of backquotes for this purpose gauche.

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