test for raw string

Paul Rubin http
Wed Feb 25 21:37:46 CET 2004

John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> writes:
> I have a function that takes a string as an argument.  Is there a way
> to test whether the caller of this function passed in a raw string
> func(r'\hi mom')  # do_x
> func('hi mom')    # do_y

No.  Those are just two different ways of writing the same string.
It's like asking func(3.0) and func(3.00) to do two separate things.

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