Strange re problem

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Fri Jun 20 14:43:18 CEST 2008


On Jun 20, 10:33 pm, TYR <a.harrow... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >How do you propose to parse that string into a "set of values"?  Can
> >you rely there being data commas only in the 5th field, or do you need
> >a general solution? What if (as Peter remarked) there is a ';' in the
> >data? What if there's a "'" in the data (think O'Hare)?
>
> My plan was to be pointlessly sarcastic.

You misunderstand. My questions covered several of the problems often
encountered by newbies. I am offering help. If my suspicion that you
would need further help was incorrect, please forgive me.



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