Old Paranoia Game in Python

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr._bogus_.com
Mon Jan 10 04:41:02 CET 2005

<mensanator at aol.com> wrote in message
news:1105318366.966577.107460 at c13g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> Aahz wrote:
> > Trust the computer, the computer is your friend.
> However, the computer isn't a fuckin' mind reader.
> If you're going to post source code on the usenet, don't
> have lines longer than 72 characters. Otherwise you'll
> find your code has wrapped lines. This not only causes
> syntax errors in your choose and print statements but
> also fucks up the formatting of of printed paragraphs.
> Stupid human.

I copy-and-pasted to a file named para1.py, then wrote the following python
script with pyparsing to fix the erroneous line breaks.

-- Paul

from pyparsing import *

extraLineBreak = White(" ",exact=1) + LineEnd().suppress()
text = file("para1.py").read()
newtext = extraLineBreak.transformString(text)

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