What does (?P<name>) pattern syntax do?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Nov 11 00:19:56 CET 2014

satishmlmlml at gmail.com writes:

> What does ?P and <part1> match in the following piece of code?

Learn about Python's regular expression features from the documentation

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