Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Fri May 14 13:09:08 CDT 2004

>>>>> "Bruce" == Bruce Timberlake <bruce at> writes:

>> $FORM{'subject'} =~ s/[^A-Za-z0-9.]//g;

Bruce> Shouldn't that be

Bruce> $FORM{'subject'} =~ s/[^A-Za-z0-9\.]//g;

No, inside a character class, dot means dot, not "match almost everything
except a newline".  Many of the "special" characters are normal inside
a char class.

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