[Python-bugs-list] raw strings (PR#412)
Mon, 24 Jul 2000 17:29:12 -0400 (EDT)
> Full_Name: Jeffrey Holle
> Version: 1.5.2
> OS: NT 4.0 sp5
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> The raw string syntax does not work if the last character in string is the
> escape character '\'.
> There is a work around. using the normal literal string with a
> double escape.
Not a bug. It's not that the last character can't be a backslash, it's that
a raw string can't end with an odd number of backslashes. See the Python
FAQ for more details on this.