constructing binary backslash-n

Bengt Richter bokr at
Thu Sep 30 09:29:12 CEST 2004

On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 00:27:17 -0400, Tim Peters <tim.peters at> wrote:
>The only letters that have special meaning after a backslash are:
>a b f n r t v x

Hm, why aren't they all used by repr? E.g.,

 >>> list('\a\b\f\n\r\t\v\x00')
 ['\x07', '\x08', '\x0c', '\n', '\r', '\t', '\x0b', '\x00']

Bengt Richter

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