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Re^7: regex to return line with name but not if it has a number

by afoken (Canon)
on Apr 03, 2017 at 18:58 UTC ( #1186878=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: regex to return line with name but not if it has a number
in thread regex to return line with name but not if it has a number

Some other names not matching the simple Firstname Lastname scheme:

Handling names in computers just sucks. Stuffing them into separate database fields sucks even more.

Alexander

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Today I will gladly share my knowledge and experience, for there are no sweeter words than "I told you so". ;-)
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Re^8: regex to return line with name but not if it has a number
by AppleFritter (Vicar) on Apr 03, 2017 at 23:35 UTC

    Handling names in computers just sucks. Stuffing them into separate database fields sucks even more.

    afoken++. And since nobody appears to have linked to it yet, here's a great list of falsehoods programmers believe about names -- quite a few eye-openers on there.

      Thanks for the link, AppleFritter++, I've finally bookmarked it.

      Alexander

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      Today I will gladly share my knowledge and experience, for there are no sweeter words than "I told you so". ;-)

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