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George Clement2,816 Points
not sure why I am getting a , after the email any suggestions would be appreciated
I can get the two members but the email address comes with a , at the end. I am not sure what I'm doing wrong there
import re string = '''Love, Kenneth, email@example.com, 555-555-5555, @kennethlove Chalkley, Andrew, firstname.lastname@example.org, 555-555-5556, @chalkers McFarland, Dave, email@example.com, 555-555-5557, @davemcfarland Kesten, Joy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 555-555-5558, @joykesten''' contacts = re.search(r"(?P<email>\w?\w?\w?\w?\w?\w?\w?.?\w+@\w*.\w*.\w*) (?P<phone>\d\d\d-\d\d\d-\d\d\d\d+)", string )
Steven Parker228,039 Points
To prevent the comma from being considered part of the email, you'll need to include a literal comma in the pattern between the email and phone to account for the one in the data.
You might also want to revise the pattern so that a comma is not an allowed character. As it is now, the patter includes two periods, which match anything. To make a period match only an actual period, prefix a backslash ("\").