Re: regular expressions

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Thu Jan 30 1997 - 19:44:34 EST

    Rick> Each of these has its place in regex searches; sometimes I want the
    Rick> one and not t'other. I have to know, in the syntax of the regular
    Rick> expression what the request to "give me all the stuff from a to
    Rick> thorn" means; and it has to mean the same thing at the time the
    Rick> regular expression is defined, compiled (if so), and actually
    Rick> executed.

    Rick> I presume that Mr. Leisher has this problem licked, too. :-) ??

I wish! It was too hard to solve in the same afternoon I hacked out the basic
RE package :-) I do have the problem percolating somewhere in my brain.
Maybe a solution will eventually pop out.
Mark Leisher "A designer knows he has achieved perfection
Computing Research Lab not when there is nothing left to add, but
New Mexico State University when there is nothing left to take away."
Box 30001, Dept. 3CRL -- Antoine de Saint-Exup'ery
Las Cruces, NM 88003

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