Learning Regex (Was: Is it just me, or is there a reason for it?)

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 14:46:47 BST 2010


On 08/15/2010 06:16 AM, Steve Lamb wrote:
> On 08/15/2010 04:45 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>    
>>            This assumes your writing code. I looked at the man page. Regex
>> is loaded with Ubuntu 10.04 it appears so we all have it.  I have not
>> learned to use regex because I do not write much code any more. Never
>> did make a living doing code.
>>      
>       No, Karl, it presumes you do any manipulation or parsing of text.  Regex
> is about text, not about code.
>
>    
     Code is now written in text. I can not see Regex useful to anyone 
other than code writing.

73 Karl


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