[Python-Dev] EuroPython Language Summit report

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Tue Jun 28 19:08:14 CEST 2011

Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:

> The new regex library has some great improvements:
>     http://bugs.python.org/issue2636
> It also has users and committed maintainers, so I hope we can bring it
> into 3.3. It wasn't easy to tell from skimming the change notes that
> Unicode character classes are amongst the new features. Is that the
> case?

According to http://effbot.org/zone/unicode-objects.htm (from 2004), the
existing re module already supports Unicode character classes, so the
regex module will as well.  But the support has been updated, according
to the change notes.


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