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Re: regular expression for "time-of-day" is not working

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Apr 05, 2012 at 09:43 UTC ( #963629=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to regular expression for "time-of-day" is not working

The regex matches 9:02 pm, and since you haven't anchored it, the regex match comes out true even if it didn't match the whole string. Use at least a word boundary:

See perlretut and perlre for more details.

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Re^2: regular expression for "time-of-day" is not working
by vjvalor (Initiate) on Apr 05, 2012 at 09:54 UTC
    Thank you moritz.

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