[issue3262] re.split doesn't split with zero-width regex

Tim Pietzcker report at bugs.python.org
Mon Apr 26 14:29:47 CEST 2010


Tim Pietzcker <tim.pietzcker at web.de> added the comment:

Sorry to revive this dormant (?) topic - has anybody brought this any further? This "feature" has tripped me up a few times, and I would be all for adding a flag to enable the "split on zero-size matches" behavior, but I myself am not competent enough to code a patch.

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nosy: +pietzcker
versions: +Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.1

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