[pcre-dev] [Bug 1203] desired features: match-and-substitute…

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Author: Steve Andrews
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Subject: [pcre-dev] [Bug 1203] desired features: match-and-substitute and permutations
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http://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1203




--- Comment #9 from Steve Andrews <steven.s.andrews@???> 2012-01-30 20:01:35 ---
Thank you!

-Steve


On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 3:15 AM, Philip Hazel <ph10@???> wrote:

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> --- Comment #8 from Philip Hazel <ph10@???> 2012-01-29 11:15:09
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> On Sun, 29 Jan 2012, Steve Andrews wrote:
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> > Thanks. I'm fairly new to regular expressions, so I'm glad to learn
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> > lookaheads. Overall though, I'm starting to get the sense that
> > standardized regular expressions aren't the right tool for my task. They
> > seem to have a huge number of features that I don't need and they aren't
> > particularly elegant for the few options that I do need. What I really
> > need, I think, is a slightly enhanced version of wildcard matching, and
> > that's something that I can write myself fairly easily. Thanks anyhow
> > though.
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> Should you ever want to study regular expressions more, this site is a
> good tutorial: http://www.asiteaboutnothing.net/regex/
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> Philip
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