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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/23/2006 4:42:05 PM EST
They make your brain hurt. That is all.

-Foxxz
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:43:27 PM EST
Regular expressions are regular expressions.

Perl just made them...unreadable.


And people wonder why I use AWK.

Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:43:42 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/23/2006 4:44:04 PM EST by bastiat]
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 4:46:15 PM EST
Its not the regular expressions that are to blame.



Its the whole Perl language.



Then again, it IS the language that does what you want, not what you tell it to.
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:11:31 PM EST
It's like Evil_Ed said, most languages handle Regex's similiarly. However if you're having a hard time with something feel free to post it.

FanoftheBlackRifle:
Careful now, you're approaching blasphemy. hippie.gif
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