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Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Oct 9 22:57:08 CEST 2014


On 10/9/2014 8:42 AM, Rustom Mody wrote:
> On Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:21:49 PM UTC+5:30, Peter Otten wrote:
>> Rustom Mody wrote:
>>> BTW is there some flag that can make them identical?
>
>> No flag, but you can tweak that P:
>
>>>>> import sys
>>>>> sys.displayhook = print
>>>>> "foo"
>> foo
>>>>> def f(): pass
>> ...
>>>>> f()
>> None
>
> Yeah. Thats what I was looking for -- thanks!
>
> With print as above:
>
>>>> "Hello World\n"
> Hello World

> With default displayhook:
>
>>>> "Hello World\n"
> 'Hello World\n'

For anyone wondering, the reason for the default behavior is to avoid 
ambiguity between ints and strings containing digits.

 >>> print(123)
123
 >>> print('123')
123
 >>> '123'
'123'

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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