[Python-Dev] \u and \U escapes in raw unicode string literals

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri May 11 00:50:23 CEST 2007

> However, I understand the other reason (inclusion of non-ASCII
> characters in raw strings) and I reluctantly agree with it.

I actually disagree with that. It is fairly easy to include non-ASCII
characters in a raw Unicode string - just type them in. Or, if that
fails, use string concatenation with a non-raw string:

r"foo\uhallo" "\u20ac" r"welt"


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