HAppy New Year

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Sun Jan 3 20:54:14 CET 2010


Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 2010/1/2 baboucarr sanneh <sanneh27 at hotmail.com>:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> Jus want to wish you a happy new year to u all..
>>
>> 1.Copy the content below and Paste it on a Notepad.
>> 2 . Use replace all (Ctrl + H)
>> 3. Type in ‘6’ in the ‘find what’ column
>>
>> 4.   Type in _ (underscore) in the ‘replace with’ column
>>
>> 5.   Click on replace all.
>>
> 
> Wow, I just love Windows users. Sending this to the Python list? Paste
> "on a notepad"?!? The "Replace All" function in "a notepad" is
> Ctrl-H?!?? What does H stand for?!?!? Explicit instructions how to
> :%s/6/_/g in "a notepad"?!?!?
> 
> Happy new year!
> 
What I want to know is why didn't he just write

"""\
... original long string ...
""".replace("6", "_")

But watch that snarkiness ... I'm a Windows user too!

regards
 Steve

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