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Validating credit card numbers in python

For various reasons I've needed to validate some credit card numbers in Python. For future reference, here's what I've come up with:

import re

def validate_cc(s): """ Returns True if the credit card number s is valid, False otherwise.

Returning True doesn't imply that a card with this number has ever been,
or ever will be issued.

Currently supports Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discovery
and Diners Cards.

>>> validate_cc("4111-1111-1111-1111")
True
>>> validate_cc("4111 1111 1111 1112")
False
>>> validate_cc("5105105105105100")
True
>>> validate_cc(5105105105105100)
True
"""
# Strip out any non-digits
# Jeff Lait for Prime Minister!
s = re.sub("[^0-9]", "", str(s))
regexps = [
        "^4\d{15}$",
        "^5[1-5]\d{14}$",
        "^3[4,7]\d{13}$",
        "^3[0,6,8]\d{12}$",
        "^6011\d{12}$",
        ]

if not any(re.match(r, s) for r in regexps):
    return False

chksum = 0
x = len(s) % 2

for i, c in enumerate(s):
    j = int(c)
    if i % 2 == x:
        k = j*2
        if k >= 10:
            k -= 9
        chksum += k
    else:
        chksum += j

return chksum % 10 == 0

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