problems with regex in Japanese?

Erno Kuusela erno-news at
Sat Aug 11 08:01:07 CEST 2001

In article <100820011208059612%joe at>, Joe Strout
<joe at> writes:

| In article <kuwv4bbz1u.fsf at>, Erno Kuusela
| <erno-news at> wrote:

|| python no longer uses pcre, the pcre based regexp module
|| was replaced by a new unicode-aware implementation called sre (written
|| by Fredrik Lundh). sre is much faster too...

| Wow, I didn't know that.  Where can I find out more about sre?

afraid i don't know of any docs on the internals. i think
the regex compiler is written in python, so you may need
to embed python if you plan to use it in another software package.

  -- erno

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