Terry J. Reedy <tjre...@udel.edu> added the comment: I think the issues are slightly different. #12486 is about the awkwardness of the API. This is about a false error after jumping through the hoops, which I think Steve B did correctly.
Following the link, the Other_ID_Continue chars are 00B7 ; Other_ID_Continue # Po MIDDLE DOT 0387 ; Other_ID_Continue # Po GREEK ANO TELEIA 1369..1371 ; Other_ID_Continue # No  ETHIOPIC DIGIT ONE..ETHIOPIC DIGIT NINE 19DA ; Other_ID_Continue # No NEW TAI LUE THAM DIGIT ONE # Total code points: 12 The 2 Po chars fail, the 2 No chars work. After looking at the tokenize module, I believe the problem is the re for Name is r'\w+' and the Po chars are not seen as \w word characters. >>> r = re.compile(r'\w+', re.U) >>> re.match(r, 'ab\u0387cd') <re.Match object; span=(0, 2), match='ab'> I don't know if the bug is a too narrow definition of \w in the re module("most characters that can be part of a word in any language, as well as numbers and the underscore") or of Name in the tokenize module. Before patching anything, I would like to know if the 2 Po Other chars are the only 2 not matched by \w. Unless someone has done so already, at least a sample of chars from each category included in the definition of 'identifier' should be tested. ---------- nosy: +serhiy.storchaka _______________________________________ Python tracker <rep...@bugs.python.org> <https://bugs.python.org/issue32987> _______________________________________ _______________________________________________ Python-bugs-list mailing list Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-bugs-list/archive%40mail-archive.com