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Author mrabarnett
Recipients Renji, ezio.melotti, mrabarnett
Date 2021-01-09.02:38:37
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Example 1:

     ^^^       Group 2

          ^^   Reference to group 2

    The reference refers backwards to the group.

Example 2:

         ^^^   Group 2

      ^^       Reference to group 2

    The reference refers forwards to the group.

As I said, the re module doesn't support forward references to groups.

If you have a regex where forward references are unavoidable, try the 3rd-party 'regex' module instead. It's available on PyPI.
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