The [\x00-\xFF]* just skips enough lines to get to the next queen.

Your explanation above is good. However, the above quote is the actual meat of my question ...

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Please remember that I'm crufty and crochety. All opinions are purely mine and all code is untested, unless otherwise specified.


In reply to Re: Re: The N-queens problem using pure regexes by dragonchild
in thread The N-queens problem using pure regexes by Abigail-II

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