Kudos to Jacque for the Script Conferences

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Sat Nov 26 21:05:13 EST 2005


On 11/26/05 8:04 PM, "Mark Wieder" <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:

> Richard-
> 
> Saturday, November 26, 2005, 1:56:10 PM, you wrote:
> 
>> This morning was the last of 16 installments of the Scripting
>> Conferences organized by Jacque Gay with the help of RunRev and more
>> than a dozen scripting experts (and one slacker who did the session on
>> the Message Hierarchy <g>).
> 
> ...and my thanks to Alex Tweedly for cluing me in to the joys of
> messageChunk(). I've been seriously neglecting that function.

I think you meant matchChunk... but you're right - it's a wonderful
function.

> I want to point out, though, now that I've been fiddling with it, that
> the use of the (?.) function in regex is a *necessity* for parsing
> text this way. It isn't listed in the documentation for the regex
> commands, but it's what gets you past the linefeeds.

Really? I'd been using (?s) - do you know if it does the same thing?


Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com




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