[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 15:41:59 CET 2010

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 AM, Vlastimil Brom <vlastimil.brom at gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems, e.g. in Perl, there are some omissions too
> http://perldoc.perl.org/perlunicode.html#Unicode-Regular-Expression-Support-Level
> Do you know of any re engine fully complying to to tr18, even at the
> first level: "Basic Unicode Support"?
I would say Perl comes very close.  At least it explicitly documents
the missing features and offers workarounds in its reference manual.
I am actually not as concerned about missing features as I am about
non-conformance in the widely used features such as digits' matching
with '\d'.

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