Hi --

On Thu, 21 Dec 2006, Joe Peck wrote:

> Daniel Finnie wrote:
>> Why are you doing /[\s\d\w]+?/?  Just use /.+?/.
>>
>> Dan
>
> Good point.  I was using .+? earlier, but thought that might be part of
> my problem.  It seems to accept @x even if it contains more than 3
> [joe][/joe] pairs.

That's because {1,3} doesn't mean there can't be another.  Usually
you'd anchor it or surround it with something else, like:

   /Xa{1,3}X/

so it can't keep repeating.


David

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