from string to raw string
danperl at rogers.com
Tue Dec 14 04:36:25 CET 2004
Is there a way to convert a regular string to a raw string so that one could
get from '\bblah' to r'\bblah' other than parsing the string and modifying
I am interested in this for the use of regular expressions. I would like to
be able to accept re patterns as inputs either from a file or from a GUI
tool and I would like to allow those inputs as regular strings and not force
users to write patterns with double escapes.
I naively thought there could be utilities for such a conversion either in
the string module or the StringIO module but I don't see any utilities like
So, any suggestions?
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