[PyKDE] QString and + operator

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Thu Apr 14 09:27:36 BST 2005

> I'm making a requirement for a project I'm working on to work with QString
> instead of the built-in type as much as possible. Some will obviously
> complain about this, needing to cast to str() to keep some pythonic spirit
> for concatenation, augmented assignment, etc. I remember seeing in this
> message
> (http://mats.imk.fraunhofer.de/pipermail/pykde/2002-November/003954.html)
> that Phil mentioned supporting the '+' operator for mixed types. I imagine
> the problem is determining what to return. Is there still an interest in
> exposing this?

I thought I had implemented it - must have slipped through the cracks. It
will be in the next snapshot.

Note that...

q = QString("foo") + QString("bar")
q = QString("foo") + "bar"

...will both work, but...

s = "foo" + QString("bar")

...will not.


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