Re: requiring balanced parens in a regexp?

Martin Ward <martin@gkc.org.uk>
10 Nov 2006 13:19:10 -0500

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From: Martin Ward <martin@gkc.org.uk>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 10 Nov 2006 13:19:10 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-11-039
Keywords: lex

On Friday 10 Nov 2006 05:17, John wrote:
> replace each ([^)]+) by a space until there aren't any left


I think you mean "replace each ([^()]*) by a space"
Otherwise you miss "()" and match on "(a (b (c)" instead of just "(c)".


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Martin


martin@gkc.org.uk http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~mward/
[Um, right. I never said I was great at debugging. -John]



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