PEP 358 and operations on bytes

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Wed Oct 4 21:26:03 CEST 2006

John Machin wrote:

> But not on other integer subtypes. If regexps should not be restricted
> to text, they should work on domains whose number of symbols is greater
> than 256, shouldn't they?

they do:

import re, array

data = [0, 1, 1, 2]

array_type = "IH"[re.sre_compile.MAXCODE == 0xffff]

a = array.array(array_type, data)

m ="\x01+", a)

if m:
     print m.span()


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