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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Players Dictionary and Class

What is this task asking me to do?

I'm not sure what I'm supposed to be creating for this task. It clearly states that it wants player to be an re.match object with specific groups, but the failure message says it didn't get what it wanted. If I could get some clarification on what result I'm actually supposed to be getting, I feel confident I can write an acceptable solution.

import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth: 20
Chalkley, Andrew: 25
McFarland, Dave: 10
Kesten, Joy: 22
Stewart Pinchback, Pinckney Benton: 18'''

players = re.search("""
""", string, re.I|re.M|re.X)

#assert False, str([item.groups() for item in players.finditer(string)])
#assert False, players.groupdict()

1 Answer

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

You aren't allowing multiple words in a name part. Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchbeck has two words in each part of his name entry.