[Python-ideas] Make non-meaningful backslashes illegal in string literals

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Thu Aug 6 18:26:14 CEST 2015

On Wed, Aug 5, 2015, at 14:56, Eric V. Smith wrote:
> Because strings containing \{ are currently valid

Which raises the question of why. (and as long as we're talking about
things to deprecate in string literals, how about \v?)

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