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Re: LocateLineMatching madness


From: Tim Nelson
Subject: Re: LocateLineMatching madness
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 09:16:37 +1000 (EST)

On Wed, 5 May 2004, Oyvind Gronnesby wrote:

> * Jamie Wilkinson
> |
> | The LocateLineMatching will look for a line that matches, not a
> | substring in a line.
>
> Ah, thanks a lot.  Not a way of using regular expressions I'm used to,
> but I guess it can make sense in some way.

        I understand the reason is to make you think about the rest of the
line, presumably to help you make things convergent, and to stop you
messing up.  Sure, it's a bit of a pain, but I know it's saved me from
doing something stupid at least once.

        :)

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