On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, Phil Tomson wrote:

> In article <43076BDE.2070103 / neurogami.com>,
> James Britt  <james_b / neurogami.com> wrote:
>> Ara.T.Howard wrote:
>>> On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, James Britt wrote:
>>>
>>>> ...
>>>>
>>>> Isn't there a Ruby project that allows one to run regexen over object
>>>> hierarchies?
>>>
>>>
>>> dunno...  i seem to recall something too but searching the raa didn't
>>> bring up
>>> any hits?
>>>
>>
>> I was selling some folks on Ruby recently, and mentioned this project,
>> and I swore I had saved off the initial announcement because it struck
>> me as one of those things that did solve any immediate problems but
>> seemed so slick that I knew it would come in handy.
>>
>>
>> Now I can't find it. :(
>>
>>
>
> I think you're looking for Reg:
>
> http://rubyforge.org/projects/reg/
>
> Reg is a library for pattern matching in ruby data structures. Reg
> provides Regexp-like match and match-and-replace for all data structures
> (particularly Arrays, Objects, and Hashes), not just Strings.
>
> Phil

thanks phil!  downloading now...

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