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in reply to Re: Multidimensional regular expressions
in thread Multidimensional regular expressions

Imagine a string that a string is a 1d list. Now imagine whata 2d list looks like (just an AoString, I suppose). Now imagine that a regular expression could be written against that 2d string. Its a simple extension of things you're already familiar with.