idiom for RE matching

Gordon Airporte JHoover at
Mon Jul 23 02:31:59 CEST 2007

memracom at wrote:

> Have you read and understood what MULTILINE means in the manual
> section on re syntax?
> Essentially, you can make a single pattern which tests a match against
> each line.
> -- Michael Dillon

No, I have not looked into this - thank you. RE's are hard enough to get 
into that I didn't want the added complication of the flags. Now that 
I'm comfortable writing patterns I guess I never got around to the rest 
of the options.

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