[Melbourne-pm] OT: Re: FW: Bamboozled by perl

Toby Corkindale toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au
Sun Oct 4 17:52:25 PDT 2009

Sam Watkins wrote:
>> text processing is where it really shines.
> # perl invocation to extract email addresses from text, 4 all ur spamming needs
> perl -ne 'print "$1\n" while /(\b[A-Z0-9._%+-]+@[A-Z0-9.-]+\.[A-Z]{2,4}\b)/ig'

Which fails to match some email addresses.
You may want to use these CPAN modules, which follow the appropriate RFC:

Hope this helps,

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