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Re: Duplicate Words

by ok (Beadle)
on Apr 20, 2001 at 07:51 UTC ( #74069=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Duplicate Words

I think sed s/(\b\w+?\b)\s+\1/$1/g would be even better. Screw Perl! Blah...

Update: It's fun to cut and paste regexps without thinking about whether they fit the new context. Yee!

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(tye)Re: Duplicate Words
by tye (Sage) on Apr 20, 2001 at 17:51 UTC

    FYI, nearly all of the constructs you use in that regex aren't supported by sed. If you are going to recommend not using Perl, then you also have to not use Perl-specific regex features. q-:

            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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