[Grok-dev] Re: Grok Widgets / Fields

Brandon Craig Rhodes brandon at rhodesmill.org
Sat Jan 12 12:19:58 EST 2008

Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> writes:

> Instead the simplest fix is to do:
> l = []
> l.append('my stuff')
> l.append('more stuff')
> return ''.join(l)

There was (still is?) a neat Python module named "Quixote" that
brilliantly had a type of function called a "template" that
concatenated and returned the string values returned by every bare
expression in its code.  Thus:

template t(n):
    'Hello, world, the number is '


would result in "Hello, world, the number is 3."  It made the idiom of
first listing several strings, then doing the join() all at once, very

Brandon Craig Rhodes   brandon at rhodesmill.org   http://rhodesmill.org/brandon

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