[New-bugs-announce] [issue3825] Major reworking of Python 2.5.2 re module

Matthew Barnett report at bugs.python.org
Tue Sep 9 23:07:53 CEST 2008

New submission from Matthew Barnett <python at mrabarnett.plus.com>:

This is a major reworking of the re module in Python 2.5.2.

Added atomic groups.
Added possessive quantifiers.
Lookbehinds can now be variable length.
Typically x2 faster.

More changes to follow.

components: Regular Expressions
files: regex_2.5.2.diff
keywords: patch
messages: 72910
nosy: mrabarnett
severity: normal
status: open
title: Major reworking of Python 2.5.2 re module
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.5
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file11447/regex_2.5.2.diff

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