[Python-Dev] Unicode re support in Python 3

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Dec 9 15:43:49 CET 2011

On Fri, 9 Dec 2011 14:42:43 +0000
Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> Whilst I don't agree with all of his complaints, he makes a fair point about the re module Unicode support. It seems that the specific issue he has could be fixed by accepting the re module improvement / overhaul implemented by mrab:
> 	http://bugs.python.org/issue2636
> As it comes with an active maintainer, and is a big step forward for Python regex support, I'd like to see it in Python 3.3. Reading through the issue it's not clear to me what needs to be done for it to be accepted (or rejected), beyond a general "it's a big change".

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