Newbie: searching an English dictionary for a reg exp
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Mon Dec 3 06:23:32 CET 2001
On Sun, 2 Dec 2001 13:54:24 -0800, "Eugene" <import binascii; print
>I see a couple problems. First, the regular expression you're using,
>"abas?", actually means "match 'aba' with zero or one occurances of 's'
>after it." If you mean "match 'abas' with precisely one occurance of any
>character after it," you want "aba." [sic].
Oops, typo. Thanks a lot for your help Eugene, it works now.
Now all I need is a .txt file containing every English word... I'm
searching now - anyone?
Hmm, I just found web2 at
which looks like what I'm after, except being Webster's it'll no doubt
be American spelling - I'm after British or New Zealand English...
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