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Author ammar2
Recipients ammar2, boris, ezio.melotti, mrabarnett
Date 2019-11-01.07:07:07
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The notion of equivalent regular expressions does exist but is way more complicated than the simple example you described.

For example:

r"a|b" is the same as r"[ab]",
r"^aa*$" is the same as r"^a+$"

Implementing this properly would probably require a significant amount of effort, and just implementing simple equivalence for character classes would be really surprising.

Could you explain the use case and motivation behind this request?
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