Best Practice Question

Anthony Correia akcorreia at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 17:40:15 CET 2013


On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 10:17:54 AM UTC-5, pytho... at tim.thechases.com wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013 15:32:32 +0100 (CET), Jean-Michel Pichavant wrote:
> 
> > By the way, did someone ever notice that r'\' fails ? I'm sure
> 
> > there's a reason for that... (python 2.5) Anyone knows ?
> 
> > 
> 
> > r'\'
> 
> > SyntaxError: EOL while scanning single-quoted string
> 
> 
> 
> I hit this all the time with Vim's path-completion (":help
> 
> i_CTRL-X_CTRL-F") on Win32 which puts a trailing "\" on
> 
> directory-names.  I just need to remember to remove it, a task made
> 
> easier because the syntax highlighting correctly shows how Python
> 
> interprets it (i.e., the string is still continued).
> 
> 
> 
> -tkc

Sorry about that I hit the touchpad on my laptop by mistake.  Beside the using  single '\' vs a double '\\' does that look ok?



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