Easy "here documents" ??
jimhill at swcp.com
Mon Dec 20 06:50:30 CET 2004
Nick Craig-Wood wrote:
>Jim Hill <jimhill at swcp.com> wrote:
>> Is there a way to produce a very long multiline string of output with
>> variables' values inserted without having to resort to this wacky
>> """v = %s"""%(variable)
>I prefer this
> ... I'll have %(amount)s %(what)s
> ... for $%(cost)s please""" % locals()
Looks pretty slick. This might just be what I need.
>Its almost as neat as perl / shell here documents and emacs parses """
>strings properly too ;-)
Thanks for the tip.
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