Shea Martin wrote:
> I often use \< and \> to denote the start and end of word.  But they
> don't seem to work with gsub.  Am  I missing something?
> 
> I would expect the following:
> "xword1 word2 tword3".gsub( /\<word, 'XXXX' )
> 
> to return "xword1 XXXX2 tword3", but instead it the string unchanged.
> 
> If the \< and \> are not supported, is there an alternative that ruby
> provides?  Thanks.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> ~S

"xword1 word2 tword3".gsub( /\bword/, 'XXXX' )

$rm rm

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