Sean Middleditch wrote:

> the scan method will automatically handle the quotation marks?  Becasue
> the regular expression wouldn't understand that the comma in "a,b" is
> any different than the other commas...
> 
> Sorry if you already explained that, but I wasn't following the thread,
> and I just deleted my mailbox a couple minutes ago (cleaning out the
> cruft... I wish mailers had a function to only delete message over a
> certain age... ah well).

Doh!  No, you're right.  I had it right the first time.  I should have 
learned by now never to question my mself.  Foolish me for thinking I could 
have been wrong!  The proper regexp should be 

   /".*?"|[^,]*/

BTW, are you a member of IBOS?

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