[Python-ideas] raw strings

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 21:42:27 CEST 2007

> On 10/1/07, Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/1/07, Clark Maurer <cmaurer at slickedit.com> wrote:
> > > The current implementation doesn't allow for a trailing backslash in the
> > > string.
> >
> > I believe that will change in Python 3.0.
> >
> > The discussion is here:
> > http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-3000/2007-May/007684.html
> >
> > And Ron Adam's current patch is here:
> > http://bugs.python.org/issue1720390

On 10/1/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I'm still against actually. That's why the patch hasn't been applied yet.

Sorry, my mistake. I read the thread as being somewhat in support of the change.

Anyway, to the OP, if you want to make this happen, you should help
Ron out with his patch.  (Code has a much better chance of convincing
Guido than anything else does.)

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