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Re: Having a problem with negative look behind assertion

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:41 UTC ( #1018348=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Having a problem with negative look behind assertion

 perl -Mre=debug -E" $_=q{foo/src/com/stuff/}; m/(?<!fee).*[Bb]ar.*\.java/ "

 perl -Mre=debug -E" $_=q{foo/src/com/stuff/}; m{(?<!fee)/.*[Bb]ar.*\.java} "

 perl -Mre=debug -E" $_=q{foo/src/com/stuff/}; m{^(?<!fee)/.*[Bb]ar.*\.java} "

 perl -Mre=debug -E" $_=q{foo/src/com/stuff/}; !/fee/ and /[Bb]ar.*\.java$/ "

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[Discipulus]: php does not suck anymore?
[ambrus]: Discipulus: I'm not sure, but it certainly doesn't suck as much as it's used to. it's like C++, it sucks because people still recursively learn from twenty year old PHP examples,
[ambrus]: and they try to use the obsolete features that PHP has to support only for compatibility with old scripts. C++ and PHP both have the problem that people can't forget the past, because when they google "PHP" plus the problme they want to solve, they find b
[ambrus]: ad code examples.
[ambrus]: I'm not trying to recommend PHP, but I think it has way too bad a name because of its past.
[ambrus]: This is different from MS Word, which was already a good editor in the pre-unicode days (in word for windows versions 2 and 6, which ran on windows 3 but also on windows 95), only it wasn't trying to solve the task of writing maths papers back then.
[Discipulus]: ah ok, sounds reasonable; with no fear: Perl all life long
[ambrus]: Mind you, LaTeX is currently still useful for writing math paper or snippet content without styling in such a way that the
[ambrus]: formatting conventions of a journal or website can be quickly applied to it, and MS Office and LibreOffice has not quite solved this (although it's better for this than it used to be),
[ambrus]: which is sort of a drawback compared to the ages of typewritten manuscripts representing content only to which the typesetter applies formatting, but that process required much more manual labor.

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