A missing set of brackets will get ya every time.

Thanks.

-----Original Message-----
From: William James [mailto:w_a_x_man / yahoo.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2005 08:56 PM
To: ruby-talk ML
Subject: Re: POSIX regex character classes on Windows Platform



Kevin wrote:
> I've been mucking about with regular expressions and have not managed 
> to get the POSIX style character classes (i.e., [:alnum:]) to work for 
> me.  Is this a limitation of the platform I'm using, or am I missing 
> some setting somewhere?
>
> Ruby 1.8.2 on WinXP (used the one-click installer).
>
> -Kevin

irb(main):010:0> p "@@@ abc".scan( /[[:alnum:]]+/ )
["abc"]

irb(main):001:0> p RUBY_PLATFORM, RUBY_VERSION
"i386-mswin32"
"1.8.2"