raw strings under windows

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Sat Jun 14 05:38:33 CEST 2003


Cecil H. Whitley wrote:
> Hi,
> When doing the following:
> 
> #!/usr/bin/env python
> 
> path = r"c:\python23\"
> 
> I get a syntax error, unexpected EOL with singlequoted string.  It was my
> (mis?) understanding that raw strings did not process escaped characters?
> Of course
> path = "c:\\python23\\"
> 
> works just fine.

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-- Gerhard





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