String escaping utility for Python (was: Rawest raw string literals)

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sat Apr 22 22:37:36 EDT 2017

On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 12:30 PM, eryk sun <eryksun at> wrote:
> The X terminals that I've used make it easy to copy text to the
> clipboard. For Windows, it's a pain prior to Windows 10 since the
> legacy console only does rectangular selection. The Windows 10 console
> does line-wrapped selection.

This is true, but if you're using Python for simple text manipulation
as I suggest here, rectangular selection is usually fine. At worst,
you have to rejoin the lines after you paste.


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