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Re: advocating XML

Paul T wrote -
> Nope. I disagree. With regular expressions you can test if re.match returns
> true and complain if it fails. And you do that in one if : else : statement
> ( it is simple and terse ).
Usually, I don't have that problem.  Instead, I get the wrong thing matched.
That's silent, it doesn't throw an error, either.  Even if there is no match
where there should be one, that's still just an incorrect match.


Tom P