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Re: I wonder...

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Jan 23, 2005 at 16:15 UTC ( #424405=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I wonder...
in thread Things you think you'll never use.

If you want to match at least the same number, but it's okay to gobble up more:

/(x+)(y+)(?(?{ length $2 < length $1 })(?!))/x

Make it != if both matches must be the exact same length.

Makeshifts last the longest.


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