[tpm] I wish I was better at regex's
uri at StemSystems.com
Wed Mar 9 13:30:09 PST 2011
>>>>> "JBL" == J Bobby Lopez <jbl at jbldata.com> writes:
JBL> I would expect that you can just count the number of ';'
JBL> instances in the string, and get the index of the last instance
JBL> which resides after the last instance of the last single or
JBL> double quote. If there are no quotes, then it's the first
JBL> instance of ';'.
that is backwards. it is much simpler to parse forwards. this is old
school stuff that is done in assemblers and similar syntaxes with
optional fields on a line. you scan allowed fields from left to right
and it all is easy.
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