[docs] Python 3.6.4 documentation of re $

Erik Knutson knutson at cray.com
Tue Feb 6 14:18:09 EST 2018


>From https://docs.python.org/3.6/library/re.html with English 3.6.4 selected:

$
Matches the end of the string or just before the newline at the end of the string, and in MULTILINE mode also matches before a newline. ...

I found that a regular expression such as r"Text:([^|]).*$" would include the newline in the match group if there is no "|". The "or just before the newline" in the documentation can be interpreted as requiring a newline to follow the $ and not be included in the match group.

Erik Knutson



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