You can never go down the drain...

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Mon Sep 25 22:27:03 CEST 2000

In article <ajOz5.254$n_3.45679 at>, Phlip <no at> wrote:
>Warm up Python 1.6 or 2.0b, on Win2000 or Solaris, and shoot this at it:
>    import re
>    print re.sub('([a-z])([A-Z])', r'\1 \2', 'GoldMan')
>The resulting CPU use profile would seem to indicate (by nature of its
>continuous 100% flat line) that an infinite loop is underway.

There have been at least one or two other reported bugs in this area;
waiting for 2.0b2 and re-testing would probably be the best use of your
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