[Python-ideas] Give regex operations more sugar
desmoulinmichel at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 16:59:34 EDT 2018
> Both accept a tuple. For example:
> >>> "foo".startswith(("f", "b"))
> >>> "bar".startswith(("f", "b"))
Nice. Now let's do that for str.replace.
>> Also, we do have to saturate the str namespace with all the re
>> functions. We could decide to go for `str.re.stuff`.
> Attaching an entire module to a type is probably worse than
> adding a slew of extra methods to the type.
Not my point.
str.re would not be the re module, just a namespace where to group all
regex related string methods.
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