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Re: Stuck in komplexer regex, at least for me

by Moron (Curate)
on Mar 26, 2007 at 15:55 UTC ( #606602=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Stuck in komplexer regex, at least for me

I think you are suffering slightly from the popular compulsion to do everything in the regexp. Personally, I would have gone for the simplest thing that came to mind e.g.:

my $keep = substr( $_, 0, 2 ); $_ = substr( $_, 2, length($_) ); s/0+/0; $_ = $keep . $_;
and then also reassured myself that such a simple regexp should gain significantly in performance and should win the trade-off against having the extra substr operations which are cheap by comparison to m//.

-M

Free your mind


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