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Re: "regular expressions" need a new name

by little (Curate)
on Jul 15, 2002 at 11:57 UTC ( #181747=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to "regular expressions" need a new name

<tongue_in_cheek>To cite japhy's cool 'invention', I'd vote for sexeger. Who said that sentence about coding would be like sex? If you do it worng it serves no fun. But sexeger is fun, well first was Perl to me, I later discovered regular expressions. So Perl was my first love, and we have the best sex ever together.</tongue_in_cheek>
Well, Abbreviations are always fun :-)

Have a nice day
All decision is left to your taste

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•Re: Re: "regular expressions" need a new name
by merlyn (Sage) on Jul 15, 2002 at 14:18 UTC
    The whole point of sexeger is that it's regexes backwards. I wouldn't want people to keep claiming Perl 6 regexes are backwards from Perl 5. Ewww. Bad meme.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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