re.findall() is skipping matching characters

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Tue Oct 16 20:39:35 CEST 2001


    >> If you're on a Unix machine with a reasonable Perl installation, "man
    >> perlre" may be a useful adjunct to other regular expression
    >> documentation you might have handy.

    Steve> Skip, are you telling me I'm not allowed to use the re
    Steve> documentation in my Windows ActivePerl installation? ;-) Or my
    Steve> cygwin Perl, where the exact command you mention works just fine?

No, but had I not qualified my statement, someone would surely have whined
that I assumed that everyone had Unix man pages available.  ;-)

Skip




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