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The string that is to be decoded or "unescaped."
A decoded copy of s.
unescape() decodes a string encoded with escape(). It creates and returns a decoded copy of s. It decodes s by finding and replacing character sequences of the form %xx, where xx is two hexadecimal digits. Each such sequence is replaced by the single character represented by the hexadecimal digits in the Latin-1 encoding.
Thus, unescape() decodes the string:
See escape() for more information on this encoding and decoding technique.