[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 04:03:16 CET 2010

On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 5:58 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> I actually wonder if Python's re module can claim to provide even
>> Basic Unicode Support.
> Do you really wonder? Most definitely it does not.

Were you more optimistic four years ago?


I was hoping that regex syntax would be useful in
explaining/documenting Python text processing routines (including
string to number conversions) without a heavy dose of Unicode

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