Anyone want to critique this program?

Ben Finney ben+python at
Mon Jul 4 20:03:49 EDT 2011

Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:

> In this instance, I believe the OP was paragraphing his text.

What is “paragraphing”?

> Is there a convenient way to do that in a triple-quoted string?

Did I answer this earlier in the thread (also at

> My personal inclination would be to simply back-tab it. It looks ugly,
> but at least it works, and doesn't require a run-time re-parse.

Readability counts. Why is “doesn't require a run-time re-parse” more
valuable than readability?

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