Raw Unicode docstring

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Wed Nov 17 17:32:16 CET 2010


On Nov 16, 1:56 pm, Boštjan Mejak <bostjan.me... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> how does one write a raw unicode docstring? If I have backslashes in
> the docstring, I must tuck an 'r' in front of it, like this:
> r"""This is a raw docstring."""
>
> If I have foreign letters in the docstring, I must tuck a 'u' in front
> of it, like this:
> u"""This is a Unicode docstring."""
>
> What if I have foreign characters *and* backslashes in my docstring?
> How to write the docstring then?
> ru"""My raw unicode docstring."""
> or
> ur"""My unicode docstring."""
>
> Please answer my question, although it may sound like a noobish one. Thanks.

Check out
  http://cse.csusb.edu/dick/samples/python.syntax.html#stringprefix
which lists alternate string prefixes.

Does any bodyy know if "ur" and "UR" mean the same thing?



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