On 26.03.2011 04:08, 7stud -- wrote:
> Robert K. wrote in post #989148:
>> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 2:58 AM, 7stud --<bbxx789_05ss / yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>> perl's regexes have a recursive feature, which can solve your problem.
>>> Want to call an external script?
>>
>> Not necessary: Ruby has it, too.
>>
>> irb(main):002:0>  %r{(?<ne>  \( (?:\g<ne>|[^()]+)* \) )}x
>>
>
> How come the perl regex uses the non-backtracking ++, and yours doesn't
> appear to do the equivalent?

"_the_ perl regexp"?  What do you mean exactly?

Kind regards

	robert

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