17703Re: [Clip] Re: Replacing comma with a tab
- Apr 1, 2008"dracorat" <dracorat@...> said on Mar 31, 2008 13:22 -0400 (in
> I never really trust the "." specifier when combined with a * or + asKeith
> how it operates tends to be hit-and-miss (sometimes only grabbing the
> first thing sometimes grabbing everything it can) and you have to test
> to be sure.
> I probably would have gone with something like:
> But as long as the other solutions are working then that's cool.
Can you provide examples of "hit-or-miss" operation of the "." specifier?
I used to have problems guessing/predicting ;-) what a dot would do
but since I got fairly comfortable with ? to make .* non greedy and
(?s)/(?-s) to make dot match/not match line feeds I'm not surprised as
Regards ... Alec -- buralex-gmail
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