[OT] [sort of] Malcom Reynolds?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Dec 7 21:09:23 CET 2008


In article <20081207210016.751a33c9 at usenot.de>,
Andreas Waldenburger  <geekmail at usenot.de> wrote:
>
>Just found this in the re module's docs:
>
>    m = re.match(r"(?P<first_name>\w+) (?P<last_name>\w+)", "Malcom
>    Reynolds")
>
>Does this represent an attempt to phase out the gratuitous Monty Python
>references in favor of gratuitous Firefly references? Because if so,
>I'm all for it.

Ask Georg Brandl:

http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/Doc/library/re.rst?rev=67553&view=log
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