[Tutor] regular expression matching a dot?

Christian Meesters meesters at uni-mainz.de
Fri Oct 21 10:03:25 CEST 2005

Hi Frank & Kent & Hugo,

Didn't have the time to read the list yesterday ...

Thanks for pointing me to the regex-debuggers. Though I don't 
considered myself a regex-beginner I had to learn, that now that I'm 
using regexes only occasionally I might need some help here and there.


Frank Bloeink wrote:
> Hi [Christian|List]
> This post is not regarding your special problem (which anyway has been
> solved by now), but I'd like to share some general tip on working with
> regular expressions.
> There are some nice regex-debuggers out there that can help clearify
> what went wrong when a regex doesn't match when it should or vice 
> versa.
> Kodos http://kodos.sourceforge.net/ is one of them, but there are many
> others that can make your life easier ; at least in terms of
> regex-debugging ;)
> Probably most of you (especially all regex-gurus) know about this
> already, but i thought it was worth the post as a hint for all 
> beginners
> hth Frank

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