How to write this repeat matching?

Anssi Saari as at sci.fi
Mon Jul 7 17:48:58 CEST 2014


rxjwg98 at gmail.com writes:

> Because I am new to Python, I may not describe the question clearly. Could you
> read the original problem on web:
>
> https://docs.python.org/2/howto/regex.html
>
> It says that it gets 'abcb'. Could you explain it to me? Thanks again

Actually, it tries to explain how * works in the regular expression
engine. Do you feel that's a crucial thing for a beginner to understand
about Python? Hopefully your answer is no and you can move on.



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