assigning multi-line strings to variables

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at
Fri Apr 30 21:40:21 CEST 2010

On 05/01/10 04:08, Neil Cerutti wrote:
> On 2010-04-30, Lie Ryan <lie.1296 at> wrote:
>> Use triple-quoted, let them flow, done. I've never heard of any
>> text editor in current use without text wrapping capability,
>> even Notepad has it. And if I've got 5k of text in  source code
>> without line breaks I wouldn't want that silly string to
>> disturb my view of the code. You argument aren't even
>> convincing.
>> Perhaps you like to do it the hard way, I don't.
> Arguing about how to write 5k of text into your code is about as
> sensible as arguing about how to stuff a potato into the tailpipe
> of your Chevrolet.
>> The point is, what you're suggesting doesn't save work at all
>> as you've shown it. There are other ways to do the same thing,
>> for virtually no work at all.
> Don't put big text dumps in your program. Problem solved!

Alf suggested it, not me.

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