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45656Re: Regexp help

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  • Jürgen Krämer
    Dec 2, 2003
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      Hi,

      Srinath Avadhanula wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for the answer. It was quite an eye-opener to know that
      > parentheses balancing is unsolvable using regexps! On further googling,
      > it looks like none of the common regexp engines can actually do this...

      IIRC there is an example for validating nested structures with Perl in
      the second edition of Jeffrey Friedl's "Mastering Regular Expressions",
      although -- strictly spoken -- these aren't regular expressions anymore.

      Regards,
      Jürgen

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