Need cleanup advice for multiline string

Hendrik van Rooyen hendrik at microcorp.co.za
Wed Aug 12 11:04:35 CEST 2009


On Tuesday 11 August 2009 22:52:34 Robert Dailey wrote:
> On Aug 11, 3:40 pm, Bearophile <bearophileH... at lycos.com> wrote:
> > Robert Dailey:
> > > This breaks the flow of scope. Would you guys solve this
> > > problem by moving failMsg into global scope?
> > > Perhaps through some other type of syntax?
> >
> > There are gals too here.
> > This may
> > help:http://docs.python.org/library/textwrap.html#textwrap.dedent
> >
> > Bye,
> > bearophile
>
> It's a figure of speech. And besides, why would I want programming
> advice from a woman? lol. Thanks for the help.

Well it may come as a surprise to you, but it was a woman who
wrote one of the first compilers.

She became an Admiral in the US navy as a result.

If I recall correctly, her name was Grace Hooper.

How many compilers have you written from scratch,
without a compiler to help you?

:-)

- Hendrik




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