I'm Sure There's A Better Way
aleaxit at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 8 09:40:21 CEST 2001
"Bengt Richter" <bokr at accessone.com> wrote in message
news:3b478576.1314346961 at wa.news.verio.net...
> >> dollar amount. Which means it follows these rules:
> >> First character is numeric or "-"
> >This is very easy to express as a Regular Expression:
> > r'-?\d+(\.\d\d)?$'
> if you want to allow .12 (or -.00), see below ;-)
Yes, but that follows a very different spec from the one
given by the original poster, where the first rule was, as
above quoted, 'first character is numeric or "-"'.
Getting the specs 'right' for a fuzzily defined domain is
challenging, I was just trying to help implement the
specs the poster thought were right:-).
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