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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Name Groups

Jake Williams
Jake Williams
2,900 Points

Groups names.py challenge

Says that I didn't get enough groups back. What else am i missing?

import re

string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio'
names = re.match(r'''^(?P<first_name>[-\w ]+ , \s(?P<last_name>[-\w\s\w ])''', string)

Something still isn't clicking with me...

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,653 Points

The instructions say "The pattern should provide two groups, ...", but this pattern only defines one group (called "names").