[Python-Dev] Unicode regexp problem

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 21:05:19 -0400

On Tue, Sep 17, 2002, Florent Guillaume wrote:
> I've got the following problem, in python 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3a0 (Debian):
> >>> import re
> >>> re.compile(r'\w+',   re.U).sub('X', u'hello caf\xe9')
> u'X X'
> >>> re.compile(r'\w{1}', re.U).sub('X', u'hello caf\xe9')
> >>> re.compile(r'\w',    re.U).sub('X', u'hello caf\xe9')
> u'XXXXX XXX\xe9'
> The first two results are ok, but the third is not.

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In any case, you should write a bug report on SourceForge first (unless
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