On 15 October 2012 00:46, MRAB <python@mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
OK, but what about raw string literals? Currently, "\\u0190" ==
r"\u0190", but "\\u0190" != r"Ɛ".

The “r"” prefix escapes all escapes, so will escape this escape too. Hence, this behaviour is un...escaped ;).