[Python-Dev] \u and \U escapes in raw unicode string literals
amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Sat May 12 02:42:54 CEST 2007
On Sat, May 12, 2007 at 01:30:52AM +0200, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> I wonder how we managed to survive all these years with
> the existing consistent and concise definition of the
> raw-unicode-escape codec ;-)
> There are two options:
> * no one really uses Unicode raw strings nowadays
> * none of the existing users has ever stumbled across the
> "problem case" that triggered all this
> Both ways, we're discussing a non-issue.
Sure, it's a non-issue for Python 2.x. However, when Python 3 comes
along, and all strings are Unicode, there will likely be a lot more
users stumbling into the problem case.
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