File names with slashes [was Re: error in os.chdir]

Thomas Jollans tjol at
Tue Jul 3 11:59:00 EDT 2018

On 2018-07-03 14:06, Mikhail V wrote:
> Greg wrote:
>> Mikhail V wrote:
>>>   s= "\"s\""   ->
>>>   s=  {"s"}
>> But now you need to find another way to represent set literals.
> I need to find? That comment was not about (current) Python but
> rather how I think string should have been from the beginning.
> So you already like it and want in Python ?  :-)
> Fitting it into current Python would need some prefix e.g.
>     s = !{hello}

Nothing new under the sun.

Our old frenemy Perl has
  q{abc""} == "abc\"\""
  q`{}` == "{}"

Perl's sexy Japanese alter-ego Ruby has %Q{}, %q{}.

I'm sure there are more.

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