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Re: Question for regex experts

by hdb (Prior)
on Jun 27, 2013 at 12:53 UTC ( #1041009=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Question for regex experts

I am not sure my proposal will not create havoc elsewhere in your html (ie how robust it is) but have a look:

use strict; use warnings; my $html = ">lt;amp; something else <gt;amp;something else ; +"; $html =~ s|&(([^ ;]+;)+)| join '', map { "&$_;" } split /;/, $1 |ge; print "$html\n";

UPDATE: Probably \w is more robust than [^ ;].

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[Corion]: So now there will be the fun of me explaining to the project that $other_project had low priority because $project has high priority. If $project picks up the task from $other_project, they also will need to reprioritize my tasks to get that done...
[Corion]: ... of course at the cost of something else on my list of tasks for $project, as there only is a finite amount of days until $deadline.

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