PyWart: Python regular expression syntax is not intuitive.

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at
Wed Jan 25 18:19:01 EST 2012

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Duncan Booth
<duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> The problem with your idea is that it breaks compatability with other non-
> Python regular expression engines. Python didn't invent the (?...) syntax,
> it originated with Perl.
> Try complaining to a Perl group instead.

The Perl folks didn't like it either:

-- Devin

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