more than 100 capturing groups in a regex

Joerg Schuster joerg.schuster at
Wed Oct 26 09:35:36 CEST 2005

> if you want to know why 100 is a reasonable and non-random choice, I
> suggest checking the RE documentation for "99 groups" and the special
> meaning of group 0.

I have read everything I found about Python regular expressions. But I
am not able to understand what you mean. What is so special about 99?

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