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Re^2: Redundant regex ([0-9]{2} | [0-9] {2, 4})?

by Popcorn Dave (Abbot)
on Feb 27, 2009 at 00:34 UTC ( #746718=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Redundant regex ([0-9]{2} | [0-9] {2, 4})?
in thread Redundant regex ([0-9]{2} | [0-9] {2, 4})?

Holy crap, I need glasses! I completely missed the space in there and didn't realize it until I increased the font size.

That makes perfect sense now. Duh.

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Re^3: Redundant regex ([0-9]{2} | [0-9] {2, 4})?
by ikegami (Pope) on Feb 27, 2009 at 01:35 UTC

    Spaces removed, /[0-9]{2}/ does match a subset of what /[0-9]{2,4}/ matches.

    I'm sure what he wanted was just /[0-9]{2,4}/.

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