In Python, the
__str__ method is called when the object is printed as a string, such as when you use the
print() function. The
__repr__ method is called when the object is represented as a string, such as when you use the
repr() function. The main difference between the two is that the
__str__ method is meant to be more user-friendly, while the
__repr__ method is meant to be more precise and contain all the information necessary to recreate the object exactly.
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