is this a Python bug?

piet at piet at
Wed Feb 16 10:57:33 CET 2000

>>>>> Moshe Zadka <moshez at> (MZ) writes:

MZ> On 15 Feb 2000, Brian Langenberger wrote:
>> R is supposed to work to give raw strings with the backslashes stored
>> as backslashes.  I've never had a problem until I tried making a
>> string with nothing but backslashes.  

MZ> Raw strings cannot end with a backslash. 

They can. But only with an even number of them.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
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