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Date 2015-01-11.00:54:46
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IDLE cannot display the \b backspace character correctly. From IDLE's interactive shell:

>>> print('hello\b\b\b\b\bHELLO')
hello◙◙◙◙◙HELLO

Whereas from cmd:

>>> print('hello\b\b\b\b\bHELLO')
HELLO
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