Correction: Re: string substitutions

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Mon Feb 25 12:22:14 CET 2002


Mike Dean <klaatu at evertek.net> wrote in message news:<mailman.1014611499.10778.python-list at python.org>...
> * John Machin <sjmachin at lexicon.net> [2002-24-02 20:12]:
> > <snipped text about RE engine handling \n natively>
> > This important fact is often not documented well or at all.
> 
> Is there an appropriate place to request that this be added to the next
> incarnation of the documentation?  It seems too useful to be ommitted...
> And does it work for any other special characters like \t?
> 

Sure does.

See http://www.lexicon.net/sjmachin/re_escapes.html

I have sent this to python-docs at python.org plus /F and amk for review.



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