[Mailman-Users] MM-2.1.12 Bug (non critical)

J.A. Terranson measl at mfn.org
Sat May 16 02:02:34 CEST 2009

On Fri, 15 May 2009, Barry Warsaw wrote:

> > IMHO, some options (in order of my desirability)...
> > radio buttons to select regexp or glob behavior (default to glob?)
> > text around the box that says "it's a regexp"
> > make the search use a glob
> I tend to agree that "normal" users think of globs instead of regexps.
> Unfortunately, there's no good non-filesystem glob module in Python that I
> know of.  Ideally, there'd be a module that translates globs to regexps.  That
> might not be too hard.

I'd even be OK with regex, as long as it was clear up front that this 
iwhat we were dealing with.  Simply a note in the box?

> -Barry

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