Linux.com: Python 3 makes a big break

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at druid.net
Sun Oct 19 16:55:16 CEST 2008


On 19 Oct 2008 07:44:52 -0700
aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:
> >   sys.stdout.write \
> >      (
> 
> Why are you using a backslash?

Because he hasn't opened the paren yet.  He could have put the open
paren on the same line as the write obviating the need for the
backslash but then his open/close parens wouldn't line up.  It just a
matter of style.

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