regular expression negate a word (not character)

Dr.Ruud rvtol+news at
Fri Feb 1 11:36:11 CET 2008

Greg Bacon schreef:
> Dr.Ruud:

>> I negated the test, to make the regex simpler: [...]
> Yes, your approach is simpler. I assumed from the "need it all
> in one pattern" constraint that the OP is feeding the regular
> expression to some other program that is looking for matches.

Yes, I assumed about the same, but thought it would be a nice
alternative anyways.
Happy Perling!

Affijn, Ruud

"Gewoon is een tijger."

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