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Re: Selecting HL7 Transactions

by LanX (Chancellor)
on May 01, 2013 at 20:36 UTC ( #1031644=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Selecting HL7 Transactions

better try [^|] instead of .


do you really need to capture field 2-5 ?

Honestly this code hurts my eyes and horrifies my senses for maintenance !

Better consider something like putting your first regex in a while loop and analyzing the captured string within that loop.

Friedl's book is a good read!

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)