How to do this in Python...

CezaryB cezary at bigfoot.com
Fri Jan 24 08:11:33 CET 2003


Paul Rubin wrote:
> "Michael Tiller" <mtiller at ford.com> writes:
> 
> 
> Tim Peters suggested one a few days ago:
> 
>    if [match for match in [re.match(pattern,string)]][0]:
>         # do something with match object


No, he was afraid of it. :-)

Mixing test with assigment is considered bad style in C/C++ and othen 
indicates an error.

CB





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