in reply to Re: Re: A few random questions from Learning Perl 3
in thread A few random questions from Learning Perl 3

You're right, and you're wrong... I'm fairly certian that while ordinary regular expressions aren't up to parsing HTML, even on a theorical basis. Perl regular expressions are a whole 'nother breed. Regular expressions with backreferences are NP-complete; it's been proven at least twice. (Well, three times, but one of them is buggy.) I suspect I'm missing somthing here... if anybody knows what (other then my mind), I'd love to hear it.

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