What python can NOT do?

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sat Sep 5 06:50:35 CEST 2009

On Fri, 04 Sep 2009 22:27:39 -0500, Grant Edwards wrote:

>> Take (almost) any arbitrary piece of Python code. Replace all newlines
>> by nulls. Escape any quotation marks. Wrap the whole thing in quotes,
>> and pass it to exec as above, and you have an arbitrarily complex
>> one-liner.
> I don't understand the reason for the newline/null swapping.

Good point. I was just over-complicating it. Oops.


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