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Re: Help me write a good reg-exp for this text

by benn (Vicar)
on Sep 05, 2003 at 16:07 UTC ( #289255=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Help me write a good reg-exp for this text

As this looks like fixed-length formatting, I wouldn't go with a regex at all, but with...
my ($desc,$code) = unpack("A60 A*",$line);#or however long 1st field i +s. $description_hash{$code}=$desc;
Cheers, Ben. Update: as would hardburn :)

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[LanX]: oh thank you! :)
[Eily]: partly because I read tsj as /t͡ʃ/, don't know if that's supposed to be the case
[LanX]: Yeah I think thats Dutch spelling rule
[erix]: but we don't sneeze any K's
[choroba]: we do
[Eily]: that was a sneeze overpowering a cough
[choroba]: Czechs sneeze "Hep-cheek"
vrk adds gingerbread cookies to the platter on the sideboard.
[erix]: I'll give that a try next time
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