[Python-ideas] Support for regular expression syntax

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 15:19:40 CET 2011

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 2:58 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> Alexander wrote:
>> Hello. Maybe this topic has been discussed. I would like to have the
>> support of alphabetic rules, such as \p{...}, in re module.
> Perhaps you could start the discussion by telling us what alphabetic rules
> such as \p{...} do, and which regex engines support them?

I found it on the last bullet point here:

Apparently Perl and Java have constructs that allowing querying the
Unicode character database inline within a regex.


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