Regular expression to match whole words.
dcalvelo at pharion.univ-lille2.fr
Wed Sep 27 18:41:24 CEST 2000
Simon Brunning <SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk> wrote:
[Tim Peters explains r'\b' for regexps and comes with]
: rePattern = r"\b(" + rePattern + r")\b"
[But then Simon Brunning jumps]
: Just as a matter if interest, what to the parentheses do,
: since it seems to work fine without?
If you wish to test for match, it's ok to do without ()'s. I guess
Tim meant to get things prepared in case you wanted to do stg with
your matches. .group() and ilk, I mean.
-- Daniel Calvelo Aros
calvelo at lifl.fr
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