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Re^4: Oddness with regex quantifiers

by talexb (Canon)
on Nov 23, 2010 at 22:14 UTC ( #873303=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Oddness with regex quantifiers
in thread Oddness with regex quantifiers

Sorry, everyone, I guess I should have said 1, not 0.

Alex / talexb / Toronto

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Re^5: Oddness with regex quantifiers
by ikegami (Pope) on Nov 23, 2010 at 22:21 UTC
    No difference.
    $ perl -E'say "aaa" =~ /a{2,}/' 1 $ perl -E'say "aaa" =~ /a{2,1}/' Can't do {n,m} with n > m in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/a{2,1} <-- + HERE / at -e line 1.

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