On Jan 12, 2007, at 10:26 AM, benjohn / fysh.org wrote:

>> a = d.split(/(?:\r\n|[;, ])/)
>>
>> Hope that helps.
>
> Out of interest, what does the ?: do in there? I've googled, etc,  
> honest!

(?: ... ) is just ( ... ) without capturing the contents into a  
variable.

James Edward Gray II