Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
No such thing as a small change
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Re: Re: Alternation in Effective Perl Programming Example

by a (Friar)
on Dec 07, 2000 at 21:50 UTC ( #45549=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Alternation in Effective Perl Programming Example
in thread Alternation in Effective Perl Programming Example

And, to the original question: I think the idea is to 'inch along'

for (split m!("(?:\\\W|.)*?"|/\*|\*/)!) {
will return the pieces ending w/ an escaped non-word char, a single char or the comment begin/end markers. Hmm, an escaped non-word char or a single char in quotes? No, as many \\\w|. as found between quotes. I guess so:
biff = "not a comment /*"; /* marker for not a comment */
won't start $in_comment too early.

a


Comment on Re: Re: Re: Alternation in Effective Perl Programming Example
Select or Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://45549]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others contemplating the Monastery: (6)
As of 2014-07-24 08:49 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My favorite superfluous repetitious redundant duplicative phrase is:









    Results (158 votes), past polls