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Re^3: What's wrong with this regex

by Riales (Hermit)
on Mar 01, 2012 at 15:46 UTC ( #957245=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: What's wrong with this regex
in thread What's wrong with this regex

I'm thinking you don't need a beefy regex if that's all you want to do. How about something like this instead:

my $string = ' asdfasdfasdfasdfasdf'; my $numbers = shift @{[split ' ', $string]}; my @numbers = split '\.', $numbers; use Data::Dumper; print Dumper(@numbers) if $numbers =~ /^[\d.]+$/;

EDIT: Whoops, sorry moritz - I confess to only skimming your answer and didn't notice that you had already suggested using split. Apologies!

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