Gmail eats Python
lac at openend.se
Sat Jul 25 19:04:15 CEST 2015
In a message of Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:51:49 -0500, Zachary Ware writes:
>On Jul 25, 2015 11:35 AM, "Laura Creighton" <lac at openend.se> wrote:
>> Gmail eats Python.
>> We just saw this mail back from Sebastian Luque which says in part:
>> >>> try: all_your_code_which_is_happy_with_non_scalars except
>> >>> WhateverErrorPythonGivesYouWhenYouTryThisWithScalars:
>> >>> whatever_you_want_to_do_when_this_happens
>> Ow! Gmail is understanding the >>> I stuck in as 'this is from the
>> python console as a quoting marker and thinks it can reflow that.
>> I think that splunqe must already have gmail set for plain text or
>> else even worse mangling must show up.
>> How do you teach gmail not to reflow what it thinks of as
>> 'other people's quoted text'?
>Add same whitespace in front of the >'s, in plain text mode:
> >>> def test(): pass
> >>> print('Hi world')
> Hi world
>(Hopefully that will work from my phone)
>(On a phone)
So it was my fault by sending him a reply with >>> to the far left.
I need to indent my text by some whitespace after I paste
in the results from a Python console?
Thank you Zach, I had no idea. I will change my behaviour.
More information about the Python-list