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Re^3: Puzzled by regex

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 10, 2013 at 07:36 UTC ( #1027914=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Puzzled by regex
in thread Puzzled by regex

but at least now I'm starting to feel a little confident that it serves no purpose. (I'll still probably leave it there ... because I'm feeling even more confident that it doesn't do any harm :-)

Its probably a reflex :) I know when I write regex I make more mistakes from greedines than from non-greediness, so I tend to write +? *? to be on the safe side

I know I'm not alone in getting bit by it , it is a frequent cause/solution from newbies

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