Concatenating Strings

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 21:23:31 CEST 2015


On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 5:19 AM, Ben Bacarisse <ben.usenet at bsb.me.uk> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 4:46 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
>>> Travis Griggs <travisgriggs at gmail.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> Here’s 3 examples:
>>>>
>>>>     if k + ‘_@‘ in documents:
>>>>
>>>>     timeKey = k + ‘_@‘
>>>>
>>>>     historyKey = thingID + ‘_’ + k
>>>
>>> In addition to the other responses, I'll point out a different issue:
>>>
>>> Your client is composing messages that munge your text. Ensure you post
>>> only the exact characters you want to type; the above is not valid
>>> Python code (try it yourself).
>>
>> I don't think they were meant to be one block. They're three
>> independent examples.
>
> I don't think that was what Ben Finney was referring to.  I would say it
> is the quotes that are the main problem being pointed out.

Erk! I honestly did not even notice that. Apparently the font Gmail's
using doesn't make them materially different from apostrophes. Kinda
makes the curly quotes rather pointless, doesn't it!

ChrisA



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