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Re: Common Regex Gotchas

by Anonymous Monk
on May 28, 2001 at 17:50 UTC ( #83726=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Common Regex Gotchas

under the section: ``Specifying too much'' you said:

$line =~ /^\w*: \w*\s*\w*, \w*: \w*, \w+: (\d)*, \w*: \w*$";

This ends the regexp with a `"' and starts it with `/`. you could do m"..." or /.../ .

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Re: Re: Common Regex Gotchas
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 19, 2002 at 09:55 UTC

    your allowed to do that with regexs? I just learned you could use [], (), "", <>, etc., with qq...

    I should read more on Perl.

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