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Re: conditional regex

by merlyn (Sage)
on Aug 22, 2010 at 16:22 UTC ( #856599=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to conditional regex

/y(es)?/i which matches ys or ye also,
No it doesn't. The "es" is optional, so it matches "y" or "yes". Never "ye" or "ys".

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.

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