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Author rhansen
Recipients rhansen
Date 2010-01-01.03:28:21
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The description of the unicode_escape codec says that it produces "a
string that is suitable as Unicode literal in Python source code." [1] 
Unfortunately, this is not true as it does not escape quotes.  For example:

  print u'a\'b"c\'\'\'d"""e'.encode('unicode_escape')

outputs:

  a'b"c'''d"""e

I have attached a patch that fixes this issue by escaping single quotes.
 With the patch applied, the output is:

  a\'b"c\'\'\'d"""e

I chose to only escape single quotes because:
  1.  it simplifies the patch, and
  2.  it matches string_escape's behavior.


[1] http://docs.python.org/library/codecs.html#standard-encodings
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