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Didn't get the right content in the groups. Last name was "Perotto, ", first name was "Pier Giorgio". Bummer error !
could someone look into the code below and help me understand what i am matching wrong ? thanks so much, the ppl fo th /bowing in silence/
import re string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio' names = re.match(r''' (?P<lastname>[\w ]*,\s) (?P<firstname>[\w ]+) ''', string, re.X)
Steven Parker221,070 Points
You're very close, but the name parts are to be separated by a comma and space, those characters should not be included as part of the name.