Triple quoted repr

Edward C. Jones edcjones at erols.com
Thu Jun 3 04:49:54 CEST 2004


On 2003-09-04, Rasmus Fogh said:

 > I need a way of writing strings or arbitrary Python code that will
 >
 > a) allow the strings to be read again unchanged (like repr)
 > b) write multiline strings as multiline strings instead of escaping
 > the \n's.
 >
 > A repr function that output triple-quoted strings with explicit
 > (non-escaped) linebreaks would be perfect.
 >
 > Failing that, what is the simplest way to get close to the goal?

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