ascii() returns a string containing a printable representation of an object and escape the non-ASCII characters in the string using \x, \u or \U escapes.
The method can take only one parameter, an object that can be a list, strings, etc. As already discussed, it returns a printable representation of an object.
Input : ascii("¥") Output : '\xa5' Input : ascii("µ") Output : '\xb5' Input : ascii("Ë") Output : '\xcb'
We see that in these examples, all the non-ASCII characters have been escaped, i.e, their encoded code gets displayed by using the ascii() method.
'G \xeb \xea k s f ? r G ? e k s'
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