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Re: C<::> in rules

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From:
Uri Guttman
Date:
May 12, 2005 10:53
Subject:
Re: C<::> in rules
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>>>>> "PRM" == Patrick R Michaud <pmichaud@pobox.com> writes:

  PRM> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 12:33:59PM -0500, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:
  >> 
  >> > >     /[:w\bfoo bar]/    # not exactly the same as above
  >> > 
  >> > No, I think that's exactly the same.
  >> 
  >> What does \b mean again?  I assume it's no longer backspace?

  PRM> For as long as I can remember \b has meant "word boundary" in
  PRM> regular expressions.  :-) :-)

except in char classes where it gets its backspace meaning back.

:-)

uri

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