New to Python.

Scott F sdfATexpertuneDOTcom
Thu Mar 18 17:20:53 CET 2004

"Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at> wrote in
news:mailman.126.1079617542.742.python-list at 

>> You really want to use double backslashes (\\) here or use a raw
>> string (r'...').  If not, this will eventually bite you.
> Or forward slashes (/), which avoids the whole problem.

for file() and similar, forward slashes are great, but try to spawn() 
something and a raw string works better.


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