[Python-checkins] Fix a reference to the MRE book in re docs (GH-1113)

Berker Peksag webhook-mailer at python.org
Fri Mar 23 11:55:49 EDT 2018


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/fce39ab1c8c0a8916a38290711fd921cb3c8eebe
commit: fce39ab1c8c0a8916a38290711fd921cb3c8eebe
branch: 3.6
author: Miss Islington (bot) <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: Berker Peksag <berker.peksag at gmail.com>
date: 2018-03-23T18:55:46+03:00
summary:

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>

files:
M Doc/library/re.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/re.rst b/Doc/library/re.rst
index db92c4808554..64d84e10d160 100644
--- a/Doc/library/re.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/re.rst
@@ -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`.
@@ -471,14 +471,6 @@ three digits in length.
    Unknown escapes consisting of ``'\'`` and an ASCII letter now are errors.
 
 
-.. seealso::
-
-   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.
-
-
 
 .. _contents-of-module-re:
 
@@ -1561,3 +1553,9 @@ 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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