[plt-scheme] Howto regexp-split string but keep delimiters

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Nov 21 11:19:25 EST 2008

On Nov 21, Erich Rast wrote:
> Hello all,
> I need to split a large string into separate words using a regexp, but
> need to keep non-whitespace delimiters:
> "Ab, c, dd,hello." ==> ("Ab" "," "c" "," "dd" "," "hello" ".")
> Can this be done using regexp-split? How?

It's easier to do with regexp-match:

  > (regexp-match* #px"[\\w]+|[^\\s\\w]" "Ab, c, dd,hello.")
  ("Ab" "," "c" "," "dd" "," "hello" ".")

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