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Posted: 1/23/2006 5:42:05 PM EDT
They make your brain hurt. That is all.

Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:43:27 PM EDT
Regular expressions are regular expressions.

Perl just made them...unreadable.

And people wonder why I use AWK.

Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:43:42 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/23/2006 5:44:04 PM EDT by bastiat]
Link Posted: 1/23/2006 5:46:15 PM EDT
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 6:11:31 PM EDT
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.

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