[Python-Dev] Regular expressions, Unicode etc.
nmm1 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Wed Aug 8 21:29:50 CEST 2007
[ I would appreciate not getting private copies as well. ]
=?ISO-8859-1?Q?=22Martin_v=2E_L=F6wis=22?= <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Before discussing the escape, I'd like to see a specification of
> it first - what characters precisely would classify as "printing"?
For basic ASCII and locale-based testing, whatever isprint() says.
Just as for isalpha().
For Unicode, whatever people agree! I use the criterion that it
has a defined category that doesn't start with 'C' - which is what
I think that most people will accept.
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