[New-bugs-announce] [issue11228] raw unicode strings interpret \u and \U (but not \n, \xHH, ...)

STINNER Victor report at bugs.python.org
Thu Feb 17 00:29:26 CET 2011


New submission from STINNER Victor <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com>:

len(ur'\u0000') == len(u'\u0000') == 1
len(ur'\U0010FFFF') == len(u'\U0010FFFF') == 1

but

>>> len(ur'\n'), len(u'\n')
(2, 1)
>>> len(ur'\x00'), len(u'\x00')
(4, 1)

\u and \U should not be interpreted in raw Unicode strings.

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messages: 128701
nosy: haypo
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: raw unicode strings interpret \u and \U (but not \n, \xHH, ...)
versions: Python 2.5, Python 2.6, Python 2.7

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