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Re: Regular Expressions
"Wayne Landsman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Of course, one should probably add an English comment to the use of STRGEX
> ; Find the substring beginning with an "=", followed by any number
> ; of characters, followed by a quote, followed by any number of
> ; characters (including double quotes) up to the last single quote.
> ; Extract from this substring all characters between the first
> ; and last single quotes.
So, you're saying that STREGEX is a good thing because (like HISTOGRAM) it
allows you to write code in which the executable statements are several
times shorter than the comments required to explain them?
National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research