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Re: advocating XML
- From: "Thomas B. Passin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 08:49:28 -0500
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.