Author mrabarnett
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Date 2013-08-05.17:19:34
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The help says:

""">>> help(re.escape)
Help on function escape in module re:

escape(pattern)
    Escape all the characters in pattern except ASCII letters, numbers and '_'.
"""

The complementary approach is to escape _only_ the metacharacters.
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