Ned Batchelder <n...@nedbatchelder.com> writes:
> On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 12:50:44 PM UTC-4, Lele Gaifax wrote:
>> Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com> writes:
>> > There's a shift as of 3.6 to make unrecognized alphabetic escapes into
>> > errors, or at least warnings.
>> But we are talking about raw strings here, specifically r'\s+'.
>> I agree that with plain strings it's a plus.
> The raw string means the regex engine gets three characters: backslash,
> s, plus. It then has to decide what backslash-s means. In 3.6, this is
> an error. You'll need to escape the backslash for the regex engine:
> >>> re.sub(r'\s+', r'\\s+', 'foo bar')
Thanks for the clarification.
I tested the above syntax and works flawlessly on 2.7, 3.5 and 3.6b2, and I
will therefore suggest it on https://github.com/dbcli/pgcli/issues/595.
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