[docs] [issue14236] In help(re) are insufficient details

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Fri Mar 9 07:06:57 CET 2012

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"        \s       Matches any whitespace character; equivalent to [ \t\n\r\f\v].
        \S       Matches any non-whitespace character; equiv. to [^ \t\n\r\f\v]."

no info about unicode spaces


"split(pattern, string, maxsplit=0, flags=0)
    Split the source string by the occurrences of the pattern,
    returning a list containing the resulting substrings."

no info about behaviour with groups in pattern

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation, Regular Expressions
messages: 155207
nosy: docs at python, ezio.melotti, mrabarnett, py.user
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: In help(re) are insufficient details
versions: Python 3.2

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