Interesting little regex
jason at infogenix.com
Thu Feb 23 11:18:59 MST 2006
Charles Curley wrote:
>> You've got the x flag, please use it!
> You mean this regex is x rated?
actually though, for any who don't know:
In perl regex, there are flags at the end (to be fixed, perl6 has them
rightly in the front) that modify your engine. One of these is the
underutilized x modifier. When added, it makes whitespace insignificant
in your regex, so you can nicely tab/space/newline in order to actually
be readable... Oh, and you can/should add comments also. so:
( # either
| # or...
very simplified, but the basic point is there. Make things readable,
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