do python's nifty indentation rules spell the death of one-liners?

Anton Muhin antonmuhin at sendmail.ru
Thu Apr 17 10:52:18 CEST 2003


Evan Simpson wrote:
> Garry Knight wrote:
> 
>> Maybe I didn't completely understand what the OP meant, but this isn't a
>> one-liner. It's a five-liner.
> 
> 
> python -c """exec('''print 2$$for i in (1,4):$$  print 
> i$$'''.replace('$$','\n'))"""
> 
> Yech,
> 
> evan @ 4-am
> 
> 
> 


Sorry for posting it as a reply to Evan's message...

Back to OP's problem: I'd personally prefer to write a small .py file 
and reduce all the one-liners to calls of functions from this module.

hth,
Anton.





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