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  • Ben Fritz
    ... I did just learn that Perl and some other dialects have introduced recursive patterns allowing balanced matching...but I haven t wrapped my head around
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 1, 2012
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      On Monday, October 1, 2012 10:03:14 AM UTC-5, Ben Fritz wrote:
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      > Handling an arbitrary level of balanced matched pairs with regular expressions is not a solvable problem, which is why I haven't responded before. Handling a limited level is solvable but extremely ugly.
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      I did just learn that Perl and some other dialects have introduced recursive patterns allowing balanced matching...but I haven't wrapped my head around that method just yet, and as far as I know Vim supports no such concept.

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