Author dnotmanj
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Date 2015-01-25.17:31:37
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# Python 3.3.1 (default, Sep 25 2013, 19:30:50)
# Linux 3.8.0-35-generic #50-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 3 01:25:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux

import re

splitter = re.compile( r'(\s*[+/&;,]\s*)|(\s+and\s+)' )
ll = splitter.split( 'Dave & Sam, Jane and Zoe' )
print(repr(ll))

print( 'Try again with revised RegEx' )
splitter = re.compile( r'(?:(?:\s*[+/&;,]\s*)|(?:\s+and\s+))' )
ll = splitter.split( 'Dave & Sam, Jane and Zoe' )
print(repr(ll))

Results:
['Dave', ' & ', None, 'Sam', ', ', None, 'Jane', None, ' and ', 'Zoe']
Try again with revised RegEx
['Dave', 'Sam', 'Jane', 'Zoe']
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