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Author rhettinger
Recipients SilentGhost, Stéphane Henriot, ericvw, georg.brandl, martin.panter, r.david.murray, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2019-10-29.21:31:18
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The current docs could certainly use clarification.

FWIW, here is a link to my explanation for the existing logic in str.replace(): 
Perhaps some of that wording may be helpful.
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