Is this a bug?

Brian Quinlan brian at
Sat May 12 07:19:39 CEST 2001

Actually, r'c:\Windows\\' is equivalent to 'c:\\Windows\\\\', which is not
what you want. Just use 'c:\\Windows\\'

John wrote:
> This just came up in one of the mailing lists I track.  Python apparently
> requires that last '\' to be escaped, even though you're using "Raw".
> So myPath = r'c:\Windows\\' *should* work, though I haven't tried it.

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