Regex: Mar. 29th UUG Meeting

Jason Hall jayce at
Wed Mar 21 11:20:03 MDT 2007

On Tuesday 20 March 2007 20:02, Scott Paul Robertson wrote:
> "(\w+@[a-zA-Z_]+?\.[a-zA-Z]{2,6})"

And thus we see a good example of what's called naive matching.  It hits basic 
cases of emails, but not extended cases.   This topic is specifically dealt 
with as an example in earlier O'Reilly Regex books.  Another example of why 
tools such as Perl's Regexp::Common are handy to people.

You are planning on covering that, aren't you pmcnabb? :)


(The last guy to present about Regex at the lugs around here)

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