Raw strings and escaping
rtw at freenet.co.uk
Tue Oct 3 13:06:05 CEST 2006
Matthew Warren wrote in news:mailman.1152.1159872720.10491.python-
list at python.org in comp.lang.python:
> I would expect this to work,
> rawstring=r'some things\new things\some other things\'
It in the docs:
... Specifically, a raw string cannot end in a single backslash (since the
backslash would escape the following quote character). Note also that a
single backslash followed by a newline is interpreted as those two
characters as part of the string, not as a line continuation.
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