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- Subject: Re: Special characters in patterns: what about \?
- From: Frank Küster <frank@...>
- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 17:46:22 +0200
"Mauro Iazzi" <email@example.com> wrote:
> The backslash is still considered escape at string constructor level.
> It is discarded before it arrives to gsub. Then gsub does not even
> know it was there and interprets the ^ as negating next char (it needs
> at least one). Anytime you want a backslash in a string just insert it
Ah, indeed. I should once more read the manual from the beginning...
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