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>Just a quick question: Does anyone have a simple way of finding the
>positions (start, end) of the groups in a regexp match? AFAICS, the re
>API can only return the contents...?
These documented methods of the match object aren't simple enough???
Return the indices of the start and end of the substring matched by
and there's span() which returns a tuple (start, end) ... what simpler
could you ask for, Mr Occam?
Read the docs for match objects, esp. the start(), end(), and span() methods.
Right. I was just now editing the regex-stuff in my book for the
second edition, and found that I had, in fact, written about just this
Oh, well. I guess it's a feature I don't use much :}