Raw strings and escaping
fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Oct 3 14:21:33 CEST 2006
Matthew Warren wrote:
> I would expect this to work,
> rawstring=r'some things\new things\some other things\'
> But it fails as the last backslash escapes the single quote.
raw string literals are parsed in exactly the same way as ordinary string literals; it's
just the mapping from the string literal to the contents of the string object that differs.
see the documentation for details.
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