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names.py help getting error "no .groups() attribute. Did you use a match?"
import re string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio' names = re.match(r'([\w+]),\s(\w*\s\w*)', string)
Stuart Wright41,103 Points
That error simply means that your regular expression pattern hasn't found a match. The actual solution is simpler than what you have posted. In English, you need to match:
- one or more \w characters (capture as group 1)
- comma then a space (don't capture)
- a group of one or more characters from the group \w\s (capture as group 2)
Let me know if you struggle with the syntax, but hopefully the above helps you to arrive at the solution.