[PyKDE] Printing empty QStrings
bsarempt at rempt.xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 4 11:08:52 GMT 2000
On Fri, 3 Nov 2000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> Andrew Kuchling wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 05:50:15PM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> > >I'm more and more inclined to go with repr of a null QString and an
> > ^^^^
> > >empty QString to both return an empty Python string. Generally QString
> > This is a typo for str, right? repr() is commonly used for debugging
> > printouts, so you usually want as much info as possible.
> No it's not a typo. At the moment str isn't implemented and falls back
> to repr. One of the suggestions I made was to implement str and have
> both null and empty QStrings return an empty Python string, and to have
> repr return (for a null QString) soemthing like "<null QString at
> Would this be the best compromise, consistent with the rest of Python?
Yes: I would prefer repr to give a hint about what kind of object it is,
while str to return an empty Python string for both QString() and
QString(""), would be useful.
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