Is It Bug?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Sun Dec 8 02:06:45 CET 2013

On 08/12/2013 00:59, Mahan Marwat wrote:
> Why this is not working.
>>>> 'Hello, \\\\World'.replace('\\', '\\')

Whoops a daisy!!! --------------^^^^--^^^^ ???

> To me, Python will interpret '\\\\' to '\\'. And the replace method will replace '\\' with '\'. So, the result will be 'Hello, \World'. But it's give me 'Hello, \\\\World'.
> The result I want form the code is 'Hello, \World'.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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