convert a string to a regex?
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Thu Nov 19 09:45:36 CET 2009
Peng Yu schrieb:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 9:12 PM, Tim Chase
> <python.list at tim.thechases.com> wrote:
>>> There are many special characters listed on
>>> I'm wondering if there is a convenient function that can readily
>>> convert a string with the special characters to its corresponding
>>> regex. For example,
>>> "some.thing" => "some\.thing"
>> Did you try bothering to *read* the page you linked to?
>> There's a function for escaping strings right there...
>> Literacy...a worthwhile skill to obtain.
> Sorry, I didn't see it. If there are examples besides explanations for
> each command, it will help people see the usage of each command more
Or it will clutter the whole page.
That's not to say the docs can't be improved. But *reading* them will
always be required.
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