Finding the intersection between two regexes
david at cantrell.org.uk
Fri Apr 25 22:15:31 BST 2014
On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 12:37:17PM -0400, Mark Fowler wrote:
> David Cantrell wrote:
> > I require no such blood sacrifice for my code, but do insist that
> > the tests still pass on perl 5.8.8.
> That makes sense. So we sadly can't use /a.
Although you can use fancy new features in the build scripts.
> Ideally we'd want to munge the \d into [0-9]. It's as easy as
> s/\\d/[0-9]/g, but that's relying on google to never use some
> constructs in their regular expression (i.e. they don't put \\d in
> their own regular expression.)
There's very little chance of that happening. Backslashes and letters
can't appear in phone numbers anyway.
Go fer it!
On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 10:24:57PM +0200, Abigail wrote:
> Do a pre-check? Reject anything that contains a non-ASCII character flatout.
That would be another option. Perhaps a better one, as it'll mean I
won't have to remember to eschew \d in future.
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