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Author alex
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Date 2012-01-29.06:28:40
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So, to my reading of teh compatibility PEP this cannot be added wholesale,
unless there is a pure Python version as well.  However, if it replaced re
(read: patched) it would be valid.

On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 1:26 AM, Nick Coghlan <>wrote:

> Nick Coghlan <> added the comment:
> As part of the PEP 408 discussions, Guido approved the addition of 'regex'
> in 3.3 (using that name, rather than as a drop-in replacement for re) [1,2]
> That should greatly ease the backwards compatibility concerns, even if it
> isn't as transparent an upgrade path.
> [1]
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