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Re^3: poll ideas quest 2009

by cog (Parson)
on Jan 08, 2009 at 14:32 UTC ( #734904=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: poll ideas quest 2009
in thread poll ideas quest 2009

Allow me to rephrase that...

Regular expressions are:

  • A sign that God exists
  • What you need
  • What makes Perl so strong
  • Ergo, they think
  • A sure way to get shot in the foot
  • Line noise
  • An abomination of nature

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Re^4: poll ideas quest 2009
by moritz (Cardinal) on Jan 09, 2009 at 13:34 UTC
    • A tool that turns one problem into two problems

    ... to paraphrase an old regex joke.

      [REGEX] A tool that turns one problem into two problems

      which can be a very effective technique, as divide & conquer demonstrates :).

      Peter, still trying to come to a stop on the slippery slope of shifting semantic levels

Re^4: poll ideas quest 2009
by ambrus (Abbot) on Jan 09, 2009 at 13:12 UTC

    This needs an “all of the above” option.

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