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Terry Reedy
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      07-23-2012
On 7/23/2012 3:59 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 5:56 PM, levi nie <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>> the meaning of r’.......‘?

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> It's a raw string.
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> http://docs.python.org/py3k/tutorial...n.html#strings


Strictly speaking, it is a raw string literal, which should be parsed as
raw (string literal) and NOT as (raw string) literal. I know that the
docs sometimes leave off 'literal', but that sometimes confuses people
that there is such a thing as a raw string instance.

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Terry Jan Reedy




 
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