two or more whitespace regular expression?

Manuel Hendel manuel at
Tue Sep 17 04:39:58 EDT 2002

On Sun, Sep 15, 2002 at 07:33:50AM +0000, Alex Martelli wrote:
> import re
> twoormorewhites = re.compile(r'\s\s+')
What is the "r" for? I tried to find something about this in the docs
(Regular Expression HowTo , etc.) but I couldn't find anything.


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