[docs] [issue12875] backport re.compile flags default value documentation

Ezio Melotti report at bugs.python.org
Thu Sep 1 07:40:30 CEST 2011


Ezio Melotti <ezio.melotti at gmail.com> added the comment:

Two more things:
 1) Python 2 doc used to use the func(arg[, optional1[, optional2]]) notation, and with Python 3 we switched to func(arg, optional1=default1, optional2=default2).  The latter is also used in Python 2 now, and the [] are still there in Python 3 in some places;
 2) If you are going to fix it, you can probably backport the fix from py3k with "hg diff Doc/library/re.rst -c 106ee4eb5970";

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