[oclug] Regexp Online Info
amoamasam at sympatico.ca
Mon Apr 23 07:27:04 EDT 2001
Joe Burpee wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 12:58:59AM +0000, Dave Edwards wrote:
> > Add to that:
> > http://sitescooper.org/tao_regexps.html
> > A single page. Good introduction.
> Depends on what you mean by a `page', Dave. ;-)
> Thanks for pointing it out. I'd like to add one warning: The author
> seems unaware that the same metacharacter may require escaping (a
> preceding `\') in some implementations, and must not be escaped in
> For this and numerous other reasons, his summary table of application
> regex support is screwy. (Also what's this `Visual C++' shit?)
> More importantly, the `\' is a chronic problem that the beginner should
> be warned about early on. Of course, if the author is unaware of the
> problem, well ....
> BTW notice the caption at the top: "... the original disappeared!".
> I wonder why.
Damn. Sorry about that. A second look confirms. My apologies.
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