Unrecognized escape sequences in string literals

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Tue Aug 11 15:50:01 CEST 2009


>>>>> Steven D'Aprano <steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> (SD) wrote:

>SD> If I'm reading this page correctly, Python does behave as C++ does. Or at 
>SD> least as Larch/C++ does:

>SD> http://www.cs.ucf.edu/~leavens/larchc++manual/lcpp_47.html

They call them `non-standard escape sequences' for a reason: that they
are not in standard C++.

test.cpp:
char* temp = "abc\yz";

TEMP> g++ -c test.cpp
test.cpp:1:1: warning: unknown escape sequence '\y'

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