[Tutor] wierd replace problem

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Wed Sep 15 01:51:34 CEST 2010

"Steven D'Aprano" <steve at pearwood.info> wrote 

>> OK,. Thats replacing a double slash in the data
> Er, surely not... I think you've confused backslashes and forward 
> slashes. Or something. '\\' is a single backslash, not a double, 
> because the first backslash is the escape character.
> A double backslash can be written '\\\\'.

Erk, you are right of course, he would need to use a raw string 
to do it with a literal double slash. Silly me.

However, based on his post I still think his issue may be one 
of represention not content.

Alan G.

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