I need some help with a regexp please

codefire tony.bedford at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 05:07:51 EDT 2006

> I still don't touch regular expressions... They may be fast, but to
> me they are just as much line noise as PERL... I can usually code a
> partial "parser" faster than try to figure out an RE.

Yes, it seems to me that REs are a bit "hit and miss" - the only way to
tell if you've got a RE "right" is by testing exhaustively - but you
can never be sure.... They are fine for simple pattern matching though.

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