[issue2636] Adding a new regex module (compatible with re)
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Sun Jan 29 07:26:32 CET 2012
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> added the comment:
As part of the PEP 408 discussions, Guido approved the addition of 'regex' in 3.3 (using that name, rather than as a drop-in replacement for re) [1,2]
That should greatly ease the backwards compatibility concerns, even if it isn't as transparent an upgrade path.
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