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soapdog at mac.com
Mon Jan 17 20:21:59 CST 2005
On Jan 17, 2005, at 11:36 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
> I believe that if there were a complete solution in regex, it would
> show up pretty high on Google, so I am now, still, of the opinion that
> the complete csv problem is beyond regex, even though the simpler
> cases can be done fairly easily. I'd be delighted if someone could
> change that opinion.
I did the same... although I was quick to create a simple regex that
would parse simple CSV, it would fail for many cases, I trying to
refine the damn thing using lookaheads, negations and all sorts of
regex juggling but no good, all I've got as a nice "Revolution app
force quited" message when the PCRE engine decided to that I was to
dumb for him and went down in flames.
I think it's easier to use normal string routines in transcript and
build yourself a parser.... damn....
Andre Alves Garzia ð 2004 ð BRAZIL
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