On Sat, Oct 20, 2001 at 03:53:23AM +0900, Joseph McDonald wrote:
> 
> Are you looking for this:
> reg = Regexp.new(Regexp.escape("abc.de"))

Since a perfect was sought '\A' and '\z' should be added at the
beginning and end:

  reg = Regexp.new('\A' + Regexp.escape("abc.de") '\z')

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marko schulz