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Re: Re: Re: tutelage needed

by Trimbach (Curate)
on Jan 01, 2004 at 05:12 UTC ( #318080=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: tutelage needed
in thread tutelage needed

well, I consider a word like dog's, or cat's a 4 letter word, but my script doesn't seem to

Nope, it sure doesn't. Consider your code that picks out the 4 letter words:

push @gt_three_char_words, $_ if /[a-zA-Z]{4,}/;

What types of characters "count" when they're counted this way?

Gary Blackburn
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Re: tutelage needed
by ctp (Beadle) on Jan 01, 2004 at 05:34 UTC
    What types of characters "count" when they're counted this way?

    another AHA! moment...thanks!

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