[Python-Dev] Missing arguments in RE functions
erik at heneryd.com
Wed Sep 8 09:15:16 CEST 2004
Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>>>The first missing feature is the "flags" argument in the findall and
>> . . .
>>>The second missing feature is the ability to specify start and end
>>>indices when doing matches and searches.
>>I've need both of these more than once.
>>Are you up to crafting the code?
> Noam has posted a patch:
> After adding the unittests, does anyone see any reason that this should
> not be in Py2.4?
I rarely use the functions, but rather precompile the pattern myself,
even when it's a one-shot throw-away. It happens once in awhile, and I
know I've been puzzled by this a few times when I've used the functions
for a change.
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