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

Guido van Rossum guido@beopen.com
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 18:39:03 -0500

> guido wrote:
> > Haven't read Tim's post, but I agree to screw compatibility here, and
> > I see two reasonable ways out:
> I think tim and thomas both meant "screw C9X compatibility",
> not "screw 1.5.2 compatibility".

Oops again.

> (maybe we should continue this discussion when you're back
> from OSCON?  it's not that critical...)

Yes please!

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