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Re: Bug#666790: ITP: python-regex -- alternative regular expression module

On Apr 02, 2012, at 09:58 AM, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

>This sounds like a bad name, since there used to be a regex module in
>the standard distribution a few years back and there's therefore a fair
>amount of documentation warning against using it.

Some of us were even joking at Pycon 2012 that we should just have a revolving
set of names for the regular expression module rewrites in Python:

+- regex -> re -> sre -> -+
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rinse-and-repeat-ly y'rs,

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