You can never go down the drain...

Tim Peters tim_one at
Wed Sep 27 06:50:54 CEST 2000

[Fredrik Lundh]
> imho, regular expressions suck.
> </F>

For those who don't know, /F spent a good chunk of his life over the past
year writing Python's new Unicode-aware regular expression engine.  It's a
peach, and so is he.  IIRC, he didn't much care for regexps before, but
actually writing a regexp engine drives most people who do it to intense

Just more of the magic of Python!  Transmuting a few peoples' intense agony
into the subject of others' idle amusement <wink>.

like-most-tools-they're-good-at-what-they're-good-for-ly y'rs  - tim

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