> this might be me just being really dim, but...
> why can't i do...
> ...to make a string with value 'abc123' `?
> what can i do instead ?
> i.e. if a have a variable that always has an integer value, and i want to
> append this integer to the end of a string...
> - will
In this respect jython/python is different from java (and perl):
abc='abc'+`cba` or equivalently abc='abc'+repr(cba)
(but with cba=2L (long int) you will get `abc2L`)
or abc = 'abc' + str(cba) (here with 2L one gets `abc2`)
or abc="abc%s" % a
regards, Samuele Pedroni