Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients ezio.melotti, larry, mrabarnett, ned.deily, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2016-10-16.20:51:19
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Proposed patch makes groupdict() without argument emitting FutureWarning if the result includes unmatched groups. Maybe warning message and the documentation could be better.

Ned, I ask your permission for including this change in 3.6. Yes, it can break third-party code that ran with -Werror, but I think groupdict() is rarely used in comparison of other match object API. The workaround is simple -- just use groupdict(None). The earlier we add a warning, the earlier we can change the behavior of groupdict(). If we did it in 3.4 (the time Raymond opened this issue), we could get new behavior in 3.7.
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