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import re
from django import template
register = template.Library()
@register.filter
def twitter_user(message):
"""convert a "user:" to a link in twitter: <a href="htt://twitter.com/user>@user</a>"""
pattern = re.compile('[A-Za-z0-9]+:')
user = pattern.findall(message)[0]
return message.replace(user, '<a href="http://twitter.com/' + user[:-1] + '">' + user + '</a>')
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