a question

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Jan 19 16:10:05 EST 2005

Bill Mill wrote:

> You've got a couple problems. First, you need to end the string before
> putting a continuation in.

>>> "no\
... pe"

>>> "however\
  File "<stdin>", line 1
SyntaxError: EOL while scanning single-quoted string

(in the second case, the ^ is trying to point out that I added
some whitespace after the backslash)


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