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

David Goodger goodger at python.org
Fri May 11 21:59:20 CEST 2007

Guido van Rossum <guido <at> python.org> writes:
> I'd like to hear from anyone who has access to *real code* that uses
> \u or \U in a raw unicode string.

Docutils uses it in the docutils.parsers.rst.states module, Body class:

    patterns = {
          'bullet': ur'[-+*\u2022\u2023\u2043]( +|$)',

    attribution_pattern = re.compile(ur'(---?(?!-)|\u2014) *(?=[^ \n])')

-- David Goodger <http://python.net/~goodger>

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