Saluton!

* Brian Candler <B.Candler / pobox.com>; 2003-04-07, 20:40 UTC:
> I often use character classes like this:
> 
>      /[a-zA-Z0-9.-]/
> 
> which matches a-z, A-Z, 0-9, dot or dash. This is how it works
> everywhere else. The rule is 'if you want to match a dash, put it
> at the very beginning or very end of your character class'
> 
> I can't see any particular reason to outlaw this practice...

I suggest outlawing unescaped '-'... I don't like opaque regex like
the following two 'capacitors':

/[--\\--]/
/[-----\\-----]/

Gis,

Josef 'Jupp' Schugt