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Re: Matching quote characters?

by TedPride (Priest)
on Aug 06, 2006 at 22:02 UTC ( #565868=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Matching quote characters?

The object is to get the shortest possible string that starts with " and ends with either " or the end of the sample. So:
while (<DATA>) { chomp; print "$1\n" while m/(".*?(?:"|$))/g; } __DATA__ abc "def "ghi" jkl" mno"pqr"stu v"wx"y"z"

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[choroba]: When working at a bank, we had a colleague who entered mining early enough to have lots of bitcoins. He used to say "I go to work just because I'm too bored at home."
[Corion]: choroba: Aah, no, I do it because of the money :)
[choroba]: And when asked "How are you?" in the morning, his reply was usually "I don't know, haven't checked the bitcoin rates yet."
[Corion]: Heh - if I defined myself through the money I make, I would now only be 80% myself :-D
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