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Re^2: Why machine-generated solutions will never cease to amaze me

by grinder (Bishop)
on Nov 10, 2004 at 16:54 UTC ( #406720=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Why machine-generated solutions will never cease to amaze me
in thread Why machine-generated solutions will never cease to amaze me

Yes, I know about that module. Its biggest shortcoming is that it works on single characters, which makes it pretty useless for applying it to patterns that contain meta-characters.

For instance, the two patterns foo\d+bar and foo\s+1 will produce foo\\(?:d\+bar|s\+1), and that's not going to match anything the individual patterns match.

- another intruder with the mooring of the heat of the Perl

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