splitting by double newline

Ian ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 13:02:05 EST 2011

On Feb 7, 10:43 am, Nikola Skoric <n... at fly.srk.fer.hr> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I'd like to split a file by double newlines, but portably. Now,
> splitting by one or more newlines is relatively easy:
> self.tables = re.split("[\r\n]+", bulk)
> But, how can I split on double newlines? I tried several approaches,
> but none worked...

self.tables = re.split(r'(?:\r\n){2,}|\r{2,}|\n{2,}', bulk)

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