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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Email Groups

Didn't get a regex object

I do not find the error. What's wrong?

import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth, kenneth+challenge@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5555, @kennethlove
Chalkley, Andrew, andrew@teamtreehouse.co.uk, 555-555-5556, @chalkers
McFarland, Dave, dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5557, @davemcfarland
Kesten, Joy, joy@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5558, @joykesten'''

contacts = re.search(r'''
''', string, re.X|re.M)

2 Answers

Tate Price
Tate Price
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I hope this helps

contacts = re.search(r'''
''', string, re.X|re.M)

The solution above (posted by Tate) allowed me to pass the Code Challenge. Hooray!

The point of confusion for me, is that I printed contacts. I can see it's a special return object; I just expected something of a more predictable data structure like we'd seen in the past. I'm curious why. (If you recommend I not concern myself about it then that's fine too) :)

# >>>  <_sre.SRE_Match object; span=(15, 64), match='kenneth+challenge@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5555>

I found the answer, from Tate again (Tate, thank you!)