German umlaut in a string.

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Aug 14 19:18:41 CEST 2003

Lukas Kasprowicz <nospam at> writes:

> Hi Leszek,
> When I create a string with
>         <variable>="String"
> It works!
> But I have a string that was converted from a tuple to a string.

Oh, hang on... when you 'str' a tuple, its contents get 'repr'ed, so
you get backslash escapes...

PS: You want to be using the .replace() string method for things like

  Some people say that a monkey would bang out the complete works
  of Shakespeare on a typewriter give an unlimited amount of time.
  In the meantime, what they would probably produce is a valid
  sendmail configuration file.                    -- Nicholas Petreley

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