[Python-ideas] raw strings

Clark Maurer cmaurer at slickedit.com
Mon Oct 1 20:30:47 CEST 2007

I sure hope it's changed for Python 3.0.  The FAQ reason for the current
implementation was vague about the processors which were/are the
problem. I'm guessing it is an antiquated artifact of limitations in
shell line processors. Yuck!


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[mailto:python-ideas-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Steven Bethard
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Subject: Re: [Python-ideas] raw strings


On 10/1/07, Clark Maurer <cmaurer at slickedit.com> wrote:

> The current implementation doesn't allow for a trailing backslash in

> string.


I believe that will change in Python 3.0.


The discussion is here:



And Ron Adam's current patch is here:





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