String manipulation advice needed. Thanks.

Peter L Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Thu Oct 14 21:20:08 CEST 2004


Raaijmakers, Vincent (GE Infrastructure) wrote:
> Pfew guys.. I'm indeed in a learning phase..if you never worked with this, tough!

We've all been there.  I don't think regular expressions are obvious
to anyone.  Nevertheless, we've also most of us gotten into trouble
*over-using* them, and while they are certainly a real boon in some
cases, it's good to know their limits and it's good to know the
alternatives.

-Peter



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