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Date 2018-12-14.16:06:16
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Documentation for the re module insists that matches are made left-to-right within the alternatives delimited by an "or* | group.  I seem to have found a case where the rightmost alternative is matched unless it (and only it) is commented out.  See attached script, which is self-explanatory.
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