Windows file paths, again

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Oct 21 23:34:41 CEST 2009

Dan Guido wrote:
> Hi Diez,
> The source of the string literals is ConfigParser, so I can't just
> mark them with an 'r'.

Python string literals only exist in Python source code. Functions and 
methods only return *strings*, not literals.  If you mistakenly put the 
str() representation of a string (such as print gives you) into source 
code, rather than the repr() output, then you may have trouble.


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