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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-15 08:52:49

"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Scott Woods wrote:
>> 1. What is the benefit of providing the complete match in the
>> first entry of the results? e.g. "what[0]". While this is consistent
>> with a long tradition in RE, after some time with STL it's
>> presence at position zero wasnt as comfortable as I expected.
> I'm curious, what did your experience with STL lead you to expect?
> I did it this way because TR1 regex does it that way.

Python does it that way, too, FWIW.

Dave Abrahams
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