[Tutor] creating files with python and a thanks

Erik Price erikprice@mac.com
Mon, 18 Feb 2002 08:26:09 -0500

On Monday, February 18, 2002, at 05:23  AM, alan.gauld@bt.com wrote:

>> Do you try to always use the 'r' option -except- when you want
>> expansion, or is the general practice to only use it when you
>> -need- it to prevent a metacharacter like \t from being expanded?
> The python idiom is the latter although I do see a lot of people
> starting to use it as a default - which is a bad thing IMHO...
> Alan g.

OOC, why do you think so?  I'm not questioning you, I just don't want to 
develop bad habits.