string repr in 2.1

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Tue May 29 14:48:32 CEST 2001


"Robin Becker" <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> wrote in message
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> On related notes if repr no longer does octal escapes does string input
still accept them?

D:\ian\good>python
Python 2.1 (#15, Apr 16 2001, 18:25:49) [MSC 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
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>>> 'ci\141o'
'ciao'
>>>


Alex






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