dsc at swcp.com
Fri Apr 9 03:04:01 EDT 2004
On Friday, April 9, 2004, at 12:33 AM, Ken Ray wrote:
>> Put a \A at the start of the regex to match the start of the
>> string. Put a \z at the end of the regex to match the end of
>> the string.
> Interesting! I always used ^ for the beginning and $ for the end of a
> match; apparently both work...
Yes. ^ and $ are simpler and might be recognized by more folks, but
their meanings can be changed by modifiers.
Somehow, when first learning, I got into the habit of using \A and \z
for strict start and end.
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