On Nov 13, 2007, at 8:35 AM, furtive.clown / gmail.com wrote:

> On Nov 13, 9:18 am, James Edward Gray II <ja... / grayproductions.net>
> wrote:
>>
>> Just for the sake of the archives, note that the above should use sub
>> () instead of gsub().
>
> But that is part of what you are not understanding.  'input' and 're'
> were originally presented as unknowns.  You can't change gsub to sub,
> just like you can't take out the block.

I'm uncomfortable with that line of thinking.  When I don't know what  
something contains, I don't default to the most damaging choice.

James Edward Gray II