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Module suggestions for parsing query words (ala google)?
You'll definitely want to check out Search-Query. In particular check out Search::Query::Dialect::SQL. This is exactly the problem it tries to solve.
Thanks for the reply!
This what I was looking for originally!
I'll probably use the hand coded regex from BrowserUk above for my proof of concept prototype and use this module for the eventual real implementation.
Use two parentheses: (Like this: :) )
Use one parenthesis: (Like this: :)
Reverse direction of the smiley: (Like this: (: )
Use angle/square brackets instead of parentheses
Use C-style commenting to set the smiley off from the closing parenthesis
Make the smiley a dunce: (:>
I disapprove of emoticons
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