TypeError: int argument required

Rhodri James rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 15 00:52:19 CEST 2009


On Sun, 14 Jun 2009 10:43:30 +0100, Lawrence D'Oliveiro  
<ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:

> In message <mailman.1510.1244832141.8015.python-list at python.org>, Rhodri
> James wrote:
>
>> 2.  That output string has severe "leaning toothpick" syndrome.  Python
>> accepts both single and double quotes to help avoid creating something
>> so unreadable: use them.
>
> Backslashes are more scalable.

Yes, yes, you can print them at any size.  That doesn't excuse sprinkling
several million backslashes through literal constants when there's a more
readable alternative.

-- 
Rhodri James *-* Wildebeest Herder to the Masses



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