il Fri, 26 Mar 2004 13:15:13 +0100, "Einar Buffer"
<_ebuffer_ / hotmail.com> ha scritto::

>Hi, I'm trying to write a regular expression to match a quotation mark
>inside a string. Actually, what I want is to extract the text between two
>quotation marks, like this:
>
>This should be "simple", but I can't do it.
>
>I want to extract the word simple with a regular expression.
>
>Thanks a lot!

should fit:
>> rgx=/"([^"]+)/
=> /"([^"]+)/
>> m= rgx.match 'this is my "simple" sting'
=> #<MatchData:0x27c5760>
>> m[1]
=> "simple"

read like:
 match a " and then read any charcater while it is not a "

not that it does not handle escaped "