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

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Dec 31, 2008 at 03:05 UTC ( #733390=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

Ir is never too late to point out a mistake. :-)

/foo|(bar)?|rat/ is not logically equivalent to /(foo|bar|rat)?/. They both match every possible string, but they will put different things in $1 and $&.


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