String manipulation advice needed.

Jeremy Bowers jerf at jerf.org
Thu Oct 14 00:51:55 CEST 2004


On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 18:34:03 -0400, Peter L Hansen wrote:

> Josiah Carlson wrote:
>> Regular Expressions are your freind.  Take a peek at the re module.
> 
> No, regular expressions are your enemy, but it's always good
> to "know thine enemy", and sometimes you want to use your
> enemy as well.

"Some people, when confronted with a problem, think ``I know, I'll use
regular expressions.'' Now they have two problems." - jwz

http://www.jwz.org/hacks/marginal.html (along with several other pages)



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