Friday afternoon blag fest

Dave Cross dave at
Fri Sep 21 13:46:58 BST 2007

Quoting Chris Jack <chris_jack at>:

> What's the longest regular expression anyone's ever written? Choose   
> your own criteria for longest (e.g. #lines, #characters) although I   
> suspect pitifully slow might get less respect from the audience....

The email address checker from "Mastering Regular Expressions" will  
take some beating.

It's included in Email::Valid.

Starts about two thirds of the way down.


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