Cerebral malfunction

By Filip Salomonsson; published on June 22, 2006.

In the last few weeks, I have on at least three separate occasions completely forgotten about the re.UNICODE flag, instead starting to mess with locale and other settings. What is wrong with me? (Okay, don't answer that.)

My pet pattern at the moment:

pat = re.compile(r"\w+|\S", re.UNICODE)