Author Alcolo Alcolo
Recipients Alcolo Alcolo, ezio.melotti, mrabarnett
Date 2015-09-10.12:19:56
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Why
re.findall('^|a', 'a') != ['', 'a'] ?

We have:
re.findall('^|a', ' a') == ['', 'a']
and
re.findall('$|a', ' a') == ['a', '']

Capturing '^' take the 1st character. It's look like a bug ...
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2015-09-10 12:19:56Alcolo Alcolosetrecipients: + Alcolo Alcolo, ezio.melotti, mrabarnett
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