alternating string replace

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Jan 12 03:42:00 CET 2008

On Fri, 11 Jan 2008 14:55:18 -0600, Reedick, Andrew wrote:

> For those of us who still think in Perl, here's an easy to read 
> s = re.sub(r'_(.*?(_|$))', r':\1', s)

"Easy to read"? Oh that's priceless. Andrew, you should consider writing 
comedy professionally!


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