You can never go down the drain...

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Thu Sep 28 00:25:27 CEST 2000


Kragen Sitaker wrote:
> 
> In article <uv6A5.864$jk1.56271 at newsc.telia.net>,
> Fredrik Lundh <effbot at telia.com> wrote:
> >> (But someday everyone else won't think regexps are somehow Standard,
> >> canonical, or scientific ;-)
> >
> >imho, regular expressions suck.
> 
> Regular expressions are among my most valued tools, along with goto,
> eval, multiple inheritance, preemptive multithreading, floating point,
> run-time type identification, a big knife, a bottle of bleach, and
> 120VAC electricity.  All of these things suck sometimes.

But only the AC electricity Hertz.
> --
> <kragen at pobox.com>       Kragen Sitaker     <http://www.pobox.com/~kragen/>
> Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves
> possess.
>                 -- Gandalf the Grey [J.R.R. Tolkien, "Lord of the Rings"]

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