[Python-3000] Escaping in raw strings (was Re: [Python-Dev] PEP 30XZ: Simplified Parsing)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu May 3 20:30:19 CEST 2007

On 5/3/07, Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 03 May 2007, Georg Brandl wrote:
>  > Is that something that can be agreed upon without a PEP?
> I expect this to be at least somewhat controversial, so a PEP is warranted.
> I'd like to see it fixed, though.

It's too late for a new PEP.

It certainly is controversial; how would you write a regexp that
matches a single or double quote using r"..." or r'...'?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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