[Python-Dev] string.find() again (was Re: timsort for jython)

Andrew Koenig ark@research.att.com
14 Aug 2002 15:43:29 -0400

>> PS: is pure substring testing such a common idiom?
>> I have not found so many
>> matches for   find\(.*\)\s*>  in the std lib

Greg> For more generality, maybe

Greg>   re in string

Greg> should be made to work too, where re is a regular
Greg> expression object?

Then the core language would have to know about regular
expressions, right?

Andrew Koenig, ark@research.att.com, http://www.research.att.com/info/ark