[Python-ideas] Updated PEP 428 (pathlib)

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 23:35:05 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 3:20 PM, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> I wrote an alternative regex implementation (it's on PyPI). It's a lot
> more resistant to catastrophic backtracking.

How resistant? If it's possible to have catastrophic backtracking even
if groups and backreferences aren't involved, then it wouldn't solve
the fnmatch DOS problem.

-- Devin

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