Python end of file marker similar to perl's __END__
lycka at carmen.se
Thu Aug 2 11:12:00 CEST 2007
Neil Cerutti wrote:
> On 2007-08-01, Cameron Laird <claird at lairds.us> wrote: .
>> I want to re-emphasize the "triple-quote it" tip mentioned
>> earlier in this thread. I think the original questioner
>> will find this quite satisfying, if I understand his situ-
>> ation at all.
>> *I* certainly have source code with embedded "junk"
>> commented out as multi-line strings.
> I used to do that, but now that I use doctests so much it's
> infeasible to comment out arbitrary code that way, since they
> can't necessarily nest.
If you consistently use e.g. ''' for doc strings, you can use
""" to comment out code blocks.
I still think it's better to do test-driven programming though.
Then you will very rarely have large blocks on non-working code.
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