[Tutor] What to call a string with embedded descriptor?

Tim Johnson tim at akwebsoft.com
Fri Mar 30 20:57:10 CEST 2012

This is kind of a theoretical question. I.E. I am looking for a
keyword to do research on.
Consider the following string:


If the string above is split on the first occurance of '|',
the result is a 'leftmost' component which can be decomposed into a
nested list of integers which can then be used to parse the
'rightmost' string into a dictionary.

What would be a generic term or a pythonist term for such a string?

tim at tee jay forty nine dot com or akwebsoft dot com

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