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Answer: What can regular expressions NOT do?

by kryten (Scribe)
on Apr 25, 2000 at 18:45 UTC ( #8972=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > What can regular expressions NOT do? - Answer contributed by kryten

It's just like the old adage:
If all you have is a regexp, then everything looks like a /^[Nn]ail$/
:)

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