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Re: limiting regular expression greediness?

by The Mad Hatter (Priest)
on Mar 21, 2004 at 01:36 UTC ( #338395=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to limiting regular expression greediness?

Try changing the .* to .*?. You might also consider using some of the XML modules on CPAN instead of regexes.

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