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Re: regex incorrectly matching newline

by ioannis (Prior)
on Jun 23, 2006 at 18:50 UTC ( #557290=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to regex incorrectly matching newline

The regex is not matching the "\n", it succeeds by matching the 'h' of "hello\nthere". Furthermore, even if you make the \n as the first character of $i, by setting $i = "\nthere", the regex will continue to succeed because it will matches the 't'.

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