Re: A desperate lunge for on-topic-ness

Discussion in 'Python' started by Ian Kelly, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Ian Kelly

    Ian Kelly Guest

    On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Dave Angel <> wrote:
    > I never use the backslash at end-of-line to continue a statement to the
    > next. Not only is it a readability problem, but if your editor doesn't
    > have visible spaces, you can accidentally have whitespace after the
    > backslash, and wonder what went wrong.


    Note the actual error message that you get in this case is:

    "SyntaxError: unexpected character after line continuation character"

    Seems pretty transparent to me.
     
    Ian Kelly, Oct 18, 2012
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