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Re: Re: Is there a Limit on Matching .*

by BUU (Prior)
on Jul 15, 2003 at 03:43 UTC ( #274268=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Is there a Limit on Matching .*
in thread Is there a Limit on Matching .*

But he's not "parsing" html at all, all he's doing is extracting a certain pattern. Sounds like what a regex was designed for to me.


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Re: Re: Re: Is there a Limit on Matching .*
by sauoq (Abbot) on Jul 15, 2003 at 06:37 UTC
    But he's not "parsing" html at all, all he's doing is extracting a certain pattern.

    It's a question of whether he should be parsing it instead of using a regex to extract a chunk. I don't know; I'm not working on his project. (And that's why I tossed it in as an afterthought.) TIMTOWTDI, YMMV, etc., etc., and so forth.

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