* Gennady F. Bystritsky (gfb / tonesoft.com) [05 Dec 2002 12:08]:
> From: "Iain 'Spoon' Truskett" <spoon / dellah.org>
[..]
> > It is a perl thing: Native regex support *in* the *language*.

> How about awk? ;-) I guess it was a pioneer in "Native regex support
> *in* the *language*".

Point conceded. =)

I tend to forget about awk =)


(fwiw on a semi-unrelated note, my emphases were to take note that I was
talking about languages and not tools, and it being intrinsic rather
than a bolton; although it should be noted that vim does support regexes
in its support language).


cheers,
-- 
Iain.