Cannot formulate regex
dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 18:06:08 CEST 2007
On 16/09/2007, Paul McGuire <ptmcg at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> On Sep 16, 10:18 am, "Dotan Cohen" <dotanco... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'd like to filter spam from a certain company. Here are examples of
> > strings found in their spam:
> > Mega Dik
> > Mega D1k
> > MegaDik
> > Mega. Dik
> > M eg ad ik
> > M E _G_A_D_ IK
> > M_E_G. ADI. K
> > I figured that this regex would match all but the second example, yet
> > it matches none:
> > |[^a-z]m[^a-z]e[^a-z]g[^a-z]a[^a-z]d[^a-z]i[^a-z]k[^a-z]|i
> > What would be the regex that matches "megadik" regardless of whatever
> > characters are sprinkled throughout?
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Dotan
> Or you could try using "MegaRegex"! I do and my girlfriend can't stop
> talking about it! :)
Hehe, thanks Paul. I should have though of the * myself... Got the job done.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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