[Python-Dev] string.find() again (was Re: timsort for jython)
Tue, 6 Aug 2002 21:57:05 -0500
On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 02:27:04PM +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:
> > PS: is pure substring testing such a common idiom?
> > I have not found so many
> > matches for find\(.*\)\s*> in the std lib
> For more generality, maybe
> re in string
> should be made to work too, where re is a regular
> expression object?
Surely the re is the thing that expresses a set of strings ...
string in re
would be the same as
re in string
Clear to me!
> Or would that be starting on a slippery slope
> towards Perl...?-)