[Tutor] advice on regex matching for dates?

John Fouhy john at fouhy.net
Thu Dec 11 23:45:56 CET 2008

On 12/12/2008, spir <denis.spir at free.fr> wrote:
>  I just found a simple, but nice, trick to make regexes less unlegible.
> Using substrings to represent sub-patterns. E.g. instead of:

Another option is to use the re.VERBOSE flag.  This allows you to put
comments in your regular expression and use whitespace for formatting.
 See this article for an example:




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