[Python-checkins] Fix a reference to the MRE book in re docs (GH-1113)
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committer: Berker Peksag <berker.peksag at gmail.com>
Fix a reference to the MRE book in re docs (GH-1113)
Reported by Maksym Nikulyak on docs.p.o.
(cherry picked from commit a0a42d22d8dff0ec6ea9daa4d9c9e9399f9b4e6c)
Co-authored-by: Berker Peksag <berker.peksag at gmail.com>
diff --git a/Doc/library/re.rst b/Doc/library/re.rst
index 83ebe7db01ad..d35aaf42f4ab 100644
@@ -67,8 +67,8 @@ string *pq* will match AB. This holds unless *A* or *B* contain low precedence
operations; boundary conditions between *A* and *B*; or have numbered group
references. Thus, complex expressions can easily be constructed from simpler
primitive expressions like the ones described here. For details of the theory
-and implementation of regular expressions, consult the Friedl book referenced
-above, or almost any textbook about compiler construction.
+and implementation of regular expressions, consult the Friedl book [Frie09]_,
+or almost any textbook about compiler construction.
A brief explanation of the format of regular expressions follows. For further
information and a gentler presentation, consult the :ref:`regex-howto`.
@@ -489,14 +489,6 @@ three digits in length.
Unknown escapes consisting of ``'\'`` and an ASCII letter now are errors.
- Mastering Regular Expressions
- Book on regular expressions by Jeffrey Friedl, published by O'Reilly. The
- second edition of the book no longer covers Python at all, but the first
- edition covered writing good regular expression patterns in great detail.
@@ -1582,3 +1574,9 @@ The tokenizer produces the following output::
Token(typ='END', value=';', line=4, column=27)
Token(typ='ENDIF', value='ENDIF', line=5, column=4)
Token(typ='END', value=';', line=5, column=9)
+.. [Frie09] Friedl, Jeffrey. Mastering Regular Expressions. 3rd ed., O'Reilly
+ Media, 2009. The third edition of the book no longer covers Python at all,
+ but the first edition covered writing good regular expression patterns in
+ great detail.
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