[docs] [issue14461] In re's positive lookbehind assertion documentation match() cannot match

Ezio Melotti report at bugs.python.org
Sun Apr 29 06:40:16 CEST 2012

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

Technically you are correct, however using zero-width classes inside a lookbehind doesn't make much sense, because the result would be equivalent even without lookbehind.
I replaced 'never' with 'not', because usually it will not match, except in these corner cases that can IMHO be ignored.

assignee: docs at python -> ezio.melotti
resolution:  -> fixed
stage:  -> committed/rejected
status: open -> closed
type:  -> enhancement
versions: +Python 2.7, Python 3.3

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