Is there any way to make repr(aString) use double quotes?

Tim Evans t.evans at
Wed Apr 9 13:43:59 CEST 2003

tweedgeezer at (Jeremy Fincher) writes:

> The topic really says it all -- I'd like to *force* repr(aString) to
> use double quotes.  Is that possible?
> If it's not, then is it possible to achieve the same thing (everything
> escaped properly, etc.) through other means?
> Thanks,
> Jeremy

def drepr(s):
    return '"' + s.encode('unicode_escape').replace('"', '\\"') + '"'

Tim Evans

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