[Python-ideas] Adding function checks to regex

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Mar 19 22:07:33 CET 2011

On Sat, 19 Mar 2011 03:25:57 +0000
MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> However, it occurs to me that there may be a case for being able to call 
> a supplied function to perform such checking.

What would be such a case?
Adding more complications to the regex syntax and semantics is
something most of us would frown upon, IMHO. *Especially* if it involves
mixing in arbitrary Python callbacks referenced by name in the regex...



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