Triple quoted string in exec function ?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Dec 30 22:34:25 CET 2008


Stef Mientki wrote:
> ibpet11 at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Dec 30, 2:48 pm, Steve Holden <st... at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>>  
>>> Stef Mientki wrote:
>>>    
>>>> hello,
>>>>       I'm running scripts, with the execute function (Python 2.5),
>>>> and it seems that triple quoted strings are not allowed.
>>>>       Is there a workaround,
>>>> or is this a fundamental problem of the exec-function ?
>>>>       
>>> If you think about it, it should be obvious that you can't surround a
>>> string to be compiled with any of the quotes that appear inside the
>>> string to be compiled. That's about the only limitation I am aware of.
>>>
>>> And, by the way, exec is a *statement*, not a function!
>>>     
>      exec ( Init_Code, PG.P_Globals )
> 
> I've really doubt that this is a statement,
> unless I don't understand what a statement is.

We'll have to conclude you don't, then, won't we ;-)

regards
 Steve
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