the meaning of r¹.......?3Ž4

Roy Smith roy at
Mon Jul 23 15:22:31 CEST 2012

In article <mailman.2463.1343048808.4697.python-list at>,
 Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:

> But personally, I've always used backslash. It's nothing to do with
> ASCII and everything to do with having it on the keyboard. Before you
> get a language that uses full Unicode, you'll need to have fairly
> generally available keyboards that have those keys.

The same was true of "languages that use full ASCII".  ASR-33s didn't 
support full ASCII.  Neither did punched cards.  All in good time.

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