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Author lprice
Recipients ezio.melotti, lprice, mrabarnett
Date 2019-03-06.02:39:37
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re.match("\\-", "\\-")

returns None.
I expected a match.


I have some random text strings I want to match against. I'm using re.escape() to ensure that the text characters are not interpreted as special characters:
      re.match(re.escape("-"), re.escape("-"))

As a result, strings with hyphens are coming back as above, and are not matching.
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