is this a Python bug?
brian at brian.cbs.umn.edu
Wed Feb 16 09:12:33 EST 2000
piet at cs.uu.nl wrote:
:>>>>> Moshe Zadka <moshez at math.huji.ac.il> (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.
I'm assuming there's some clever and important reason for this.
But for the life of me I can't figure out what it is.
Could someone enlighten me as to the reason? :)
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