Author terry.reedy
Recipients ebarry, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, jayvdb, martin.panter, python-dev, r.david.murray, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy, vstinner, ztane
Date 2016-09-08.23:51:40
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Thank you all for persisting on this.  I have seen numerous beginners be puzzled why normal (cooked) strings using '\' for Windows paths sometimes work and sometimes 'mysteriously' do not, as in the initially referenced issue.  I also think it better to consistently use 'r' for REs with '\' intended to be passed through to re.  (And I pushed some of the IDLE code that was patched.)
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