[Python-Dev] [patch #100912] should we keep the \xnnnn escape in unicode strings?

Fredrik Lundh Fredrik Lundh" <effbot@telia.com
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 19:18:37 +0200

> so let's change the question into a proposal:
>     for maximum compatibility with 8-bit strings and SRE,
>     let's change "\x" to mean "binary byte" in unicode string
>     literals too.

I've prepared a small patch.  If nobody objects, I'll check
it in next weekend, or so...