[Python-3000] Raw strings containing \u or \U

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed May 16 22:29:04 CEST 2007

That would be great! This will automatically turn \u1234 into 6
characters, right?

Perhaps you could make the patch against the py3k-struni branch
instead of against the regular p3yk (sic) branch?

On 5/16/07, Ron Adam <rrr at ronadam.com> wrote:
> Steven Bethard wrote:
> > I actually wasn't able to find something I couldn't translate.  It
> > would be helpful to have another set of eyes if anyone has the time.
> I have a patch against (*) 2.6 tokanize.py that ignores '\' characters in
> raw strings.  This has two effects.  A matching quote, """, ''', ", ', of
> the type that started the string closes the string even if it is preceded
> by a back slash, and a back slash can end a raw string.  No changes to
> regular string behavior was made.
> I'll try to make a patch against the python 3000 branch and uploaded so it
> can be used for testing.  (Unless of course someone else has already did it.)
> Ron
> * I didn't have the python 3000 branch on my computer at the time.
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