I'll help with the regex requirements.
my $text = "<tag>\n\tThe purpose of the applicant rating session is fo
+r you,\nthe applicant, to provide a sample of your\t\neffective teach
$text =~ s/\s+/ /g; # convert white space to a single space
The print statement is just there to show what's taken place.
to match the given example...
Of course, this still leaves a space between the tag and the text... dpuu
both give better ways of doing it... but I wasn't paying attention.
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