Enumerating Regular Expressions

Dale Strickland-Clark dale at riverhall.nospam.co.uk
Tue May 9 09:40:23 CEST 2006


Any regular expression that has an asterisk in it has an infinite number of
possible matches.

If it has two asterisks, that's an infinite number squared and that's a
really big number.

You wouldn't want to print them out.


blair.bethwaite at gmail.com wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> Does anybody know of a module that allows you to enumerate all the
> strings a particular regular expression describes?
> 
> Cheers,
> -Blair

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Dale Strickland-Clark
Riverhall Systems - www.riverhall.co.uk




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