Newsgroups: comp.lang.python, comp.lang.perl.misc, comp.lang.lisp
From: "Xah Lee" <x...@xahlee.org>
Date: 24 Sep 2006 20:15:30 -0700
Local: Sun, Sep 24 2006 11:15 pm
Subject: Re: String Pattern Matching: regex and Python regex documentation
Xah Lee wrote:« the Python regex documentation is available at:
Jürgen Exner wrote:«Yeah, sure, and the Perl regex documentation is available at 'perldoc
perlre'. So what? Is that anything new or surprising?»
It is of interest and new, because it is a rewrite of Python's
The purpose of this rewrite, is to fix Python's lousy documentation,
It demonstrates a style of documentation, where the philosophy is
Further, the exposition style focuses on the manifestation of the
This project was undertaken as a response to a challenge put forth to
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