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Re^2: capture optional text

by Lotus1 (Curate)
on May 18, 2017 at 14:40 UTC ( #1190538=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: capture optional text
in thread capture optional text

I like the idea of the zero or more match, (.*), inside the capture to make it match even if the comment isn't there. Thanks.

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Re^3: capture optional text
by KurtZ (Pilgrim) on May 18, 2017 at 16:23 UTC
    It will also match "malformed" comments without a leading #.

      I read it that the #'s are optional, so it's not really "malformed", although no test case for this was provided :)

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