Author mrabarnett
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Date 2013-08-06.16:18:28
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I can think of a real disadvantage with the current behaviour: it messes up Unicode graphemes.

For example:

>>> print('हिन्दी')
हिन्दी
>>> print(re.escape('हिन्दी'))
\ह\ि\न\्\द\ी

Of course, that's only a problem if you need to print it out or write it to a file.
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