Raw strings and escaping

Matthew Warren Matthew.Warren at Digica.com
Tue Oct 3 12:52:42 CEST 2006


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.

..although writing this I think I have solved my own problem. Is \' the
only thing escaped in a raw string so you can place ' in a raw string?
Although I thought the correct thing in that case would be;

rawstring=r"rawstring'with single-quote"

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