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Strings: double versus single quotes


On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 2:27 PM Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 4:21 AM Manfred Lotz <ml_news at posteo.de> wrote:
> >
> > Hi there,
> > I am asking myself if I should preferably use single or double quotes
> > for strings?
> >
> > If I need a single quote in a string I would use double quotes for the
> > whole string and vice versa. For f-strings I mostly see double
> > quotes but single quotes would work as well I think.
> >
> > Is there a recommendation?
> >
>
> Nothing strong. I tend to use double quotes because I have a
> background in C (where double quotes are for strings, single quotes
> for characters), and double quotes are the recommendation for
> docstrings (see PEP 258). If you tend to work a lot with SQL, you
> might prefer single quotes. Use whatever makes you happy.
>
I thought triple quotes are for docstrings?
> ChrisA
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