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multi-line-implicit-string-concatenation (ISC002)#

Derived from the flake8-implicit-str-concat linter.

What it does#

Checks for implicitly concatenated strings that span multiple lines.

Why is this bad?#

For string literals that wrap across multiple lines, PEP 8 recommends the use of implicit string concatenation within parentheses instead of using a backslash for line continuation, as the former is more readable than the latter.

By default, this rule will only trigger if the string literal is concatenated via a backslash. To disallow implicit string concatenation altogether, set the lint.flake8-implicit-str-concat.allow-multiline option to false.


z = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy "\

Use instead:

z = (
    "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy "