[wingide-users] Stack Data / Watch should use __repr__
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Fri Oct 13 09:11:55 MDT 2006
Timothy Reaves wrote:
> The debuggers I've used, mainly winpdb, use __repr__. Seems to be a
> common usage. And it is helpful. Very similar to the way all Java
> debuggers use toString(). As far as being passive, well, my
> understanding is __repr__ is supposed to do more than toString(), but
> still; if that can't be counted on to be bug free, not much could be.
I think what we'll do is provide an option to use repr or not, and
probably leave it off by default.
Thanks for the suggestion,
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