[Courses] [python] Lesson 1: Hello world
farhany at xaviya.com
Tue Jun 21 16:52:34 UTC 2011
Is there a benefit to using single quotes instead of double in Python?
Are single quotes more literal?
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:57 PM, Eric Slehofer <eikitalar at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had a quick question that came to me while experimenting a bit with the
> print statement. Normally print gives you one space between the arguments
> the print statement and we've covered how to have no spaces between its
> arguments. Now is there a way for you to (for whatever reason) have more
> than one space between the arguments of the print statement (other than,
> example, placing spaces in the string itself i.e. print "Hello, ",
> Also, is there a way to still use single quotes and avoid the problems with
> apostrophes in the string? Some sort of escape character, perhaps (like a
> backslash in bash)?
> - ES
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 6:09 PM, Ricardo Varas Santana <
> ricardoivaras at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Akkana Peck <akkana at shallowsky.com>
> > wrote:
> > > ================= Homework =========================
> > >
> > >
> > > 1. I'm interested in hearing what version of Python everybody is
> > > on which operating system, distro and version. Please post your
> > results!
> > Python 2.7
> > Linux, openSUSE 11.4.
> > > 2. Why are there two commas in
> > > print "Hello,", name
> > > ? What do you think the difference is between them?
> > First comma is to separate visually the words, second coma will be
> > just to let the print command know about the parameter.
> > Not sure if print is called a command, or reserved word, or else.
> > >
> > > 3. Anyone know why the language was named Python?
> > Not an idea, will find out by goggling or other's reply :D
> > Regards!
> > --
> > Ricardo Varas Santana
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