Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Don't ask to ask, just ask
 
PerlMonks  

Re^3: Why doesn't quantifier work with character classes?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Aug 13, 2012 at 22:53 UTC ( #987236=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Why doesn't quantifier work with character classes?
in thread Why doesn't quantifier work with character classes?

Hence, the eight consecutive characters may appear anywhere on a line. Right?

Yes, but since the lines that match the character class in question contain only those characters; and a regex will always match as early as possible; that'll be at the beginning of the line in these cases.


With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

The start of some sanity?


Comment on Re^3: Why doesn't quantifier work with character classes?

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://987236]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others taking refuge in the Monastery: (5)
As of 2014-11-27 23:21 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My preferred Perl binaries come from:














    Results (190 votes), past polls