[Python-Dev] What does a double coding cookie mean?
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Mar 17 20:54:12 EDT 2016
On 03/17/2016 04:54 PM, Glenn Linderman wrote:
> On 3/16/2016 12:59 AM, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:
>> Actually "must match the regular expression" is not correct, because
>> re.match() implies anchoring at the start. I have proposed more
>> correct regular expression in other branch of this thread.
> "match" doesn't imply anchoring at the start. "re.match()" does (and as
> a result is very confusing to newbies to Python re, that have used other
> regexp systems).
It still confuses me from time to time. :(
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