Raw String Question
jgarrison at troux.com
Thu Mar 12 20:54:56 CET 2009
Tim Chase wrote:
>> >>> r"a\"
>> SyntaxError: EOL while scanning string literal (<pyshell#45>, line 1)
>> It seems the parser is interpreting the backslash as an escape
>> character in a raw string if the backslash is the last character.
>> Is this expected?
> Yep...as documented, "even a raw string cannot end in an odd number
> of backslashes".
So how do you explain this?
The backslash is kept, but it causes the following quote to be escaped.
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