constructing binary backslash-n
grante at visi.com
Thu Sep 30 05:52:44 CEST 2004
On 2004-09-30, Steven Arnold <stevena at neosynapse.net> wrote:
> I want to be able to receive a letter like 'n', let's say as user
> input, and generate the single byte escape value of backslash-n or
> ASCII 10, as a string of length 1. If the user provided the letter
> 'r', I would return a string one character long, for which
> ord(my_string) == 13. This should be equivalent to the string
eval(r"'\%s'" % c)
where c is the single character string in question (e.g. "r" or
"n" or whatever).
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