[sf-perl] Perl one liner to remove all control characters from an input file
Loo, Peter # PHX
Peter.Loo at source.wolterskluwer.com
Thu Oct 5 13:45:01 PDT 2006
Yes Matt, I agree that I should have phrased my request differently, but
my thanks go to David Alban and Tatsuhiko Miyagawa for their prompt,
kind, and respectful responses.
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g] On Behalf Of Matthew Lanier
Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2006 1:18 PM
To: San Francisco Perl Mongers User Group
Subject: Re: [sf-perl] Perl one liner to remove all control characters
from an input file
On Thu, 5 Oct 2006, Chris Palmer wrote:
> Loo, Peter # PHX writes:
>> Will someone kindly send me a Perl one liner that will remove all
>> CONTROL CHARACTERS from an input file and output to another file?
a slightly better way to phrase your question might be: what man pages
should i read to find out how to remove all CONTROL CHARACTERS from an
> I'll say it: RTFM. In this case, you could have found the answer by
> reading the perlre man page and searching for the string "control".
> In my case, the best answer is found at the second match (the "cntrl"
> named class).
provided 'F' stands for 'Fine', then i agree. anything less friendly
than Fine is absolutely verboten around here.
matt (list grand-mom).
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