split encloser

Chris aussie2010 at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 13 12:12:42 CEST 2003


Inyeol Lee <inyeol.lee at siimage.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.1050087439.11600.python-list at python.org>...
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 05:53:53PM -0700, Chris wrote:
> > Jason Tiller <jtiller at sjm.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.1049417184.1536.python-list at python.org>...
> > 
> > > 
> > > Good luck!  I hope this pattern at least gives you a starting point
> > > for implementing the split() in Python.
> > > 
> > > ---Jason
> > > Sonos Handbell Ensemble
> > 
> > Jason, thanks a lot for the example and the explanation. I fired up
> > Perl and it worked like a charm. Now to try and understand it!  I
> > looked at stuff about Python regular expressions and there is
> > something called finditer and findall that might be useful for parsing
> > a string, but can't seem to find any documentation on them.
> 
> It's in Library Reference section 4.2.3. (I've checked this in 2.3a2
> document, but It'll be there in 2.2 also.)
> 
> Brief summary for findall and finditer is;
> 
> findall returns list of matched string.
> finditer returns iterator of match object. You can do a lot more than
> findall since it supports all match object attributes.
> 
> Inyeol...

Thanks Inyeol. Be nice if they gave a small example of using finditer.




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