The Regex Story
stefan_ml at behnel.de
Fri Apr 9 13:18:56 CEST 2010
Tim Chase, 08.04.2010 16:23:
> Lie Ryan wrote:
>> Why am I seeing a lot of this pattern lately:
>> OP: Got problem with string
>> +- A: Suggested a regex-based solution
>> +- B: Quoted "Some people ... regex ... two problems."
>> OP: Writes some regex, found problem
>> +- A: Quoted "Some people ... regex ... two problems."
>> +- B: Supplied regex-based solution, clean one
>> +- A: Suggested PyParsing (or similar)
> There are some problem-classes for which regexps are the *right*
> solution, and I don't see as much of your example dialog in those cases.
Obviously. People rarely complain about problems that are easy to solve
with the solution at hand.
More information about the Python-list