Pattern Matching Over Python Lists

Chris chrisspen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 02:45:47 CEST 2008


On Jun 17, 1:09 pm, bearophileH... at lycos.com wrote:
> Kirk Strauser:
>
> > Hint: recursion.  Your general algorithm will be something like:
>
> Another solution is to use a better (different) language, that has
> built-in pattern matching, or allows to create one.
>
> Bye,
> bearophile

Btw, Python's stdlib includes a regular expression library. I'm not
sure if you're trolling or simply unaware of it, but I've found it
quite adequate for most tasks.



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