Thanks, this is an interesting solution!

On 7/31/07, Robert Klemme <shortcutter / googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2007/7/31, Alessandro Re <akirosspower / gmail.com>:
> > Mh well, to me it seems a normal regex processing (i mean, it *should*
> > require only one instruction, since this pattern can be read with just
> > one regex, even if ruby doesn't allow it... but it would be really
> > bad).
> > Anyway well, splitting it there are different ways to do it - thanks
> > for your sudjestion.
> > But if ruby make it possible with one call, i'd prefer to use it.
>
> irb(main):006:0> s="x1A2B3C4Dz"
> => "x1A2B3C4Dz"
> irb(main):007:0> s.scan /x(\d\w)*z/
> => [["4D"]]
> irb(main):008:0> s.scan /x((?:\d\w)*?)z/
> => [["1A2B3C4D"]]
> irb(main):009:0> s.scan(/x((?:\d\w)*?)z/).map {|a| a[0].scan(/\d\w/)}
> => [["1A", "2B", "3C", "4D"]]
>
> Kind regards
>
> robert
>
>


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~Ale