[tpm] New Regex question - partially solved

Uri Guttman uri at stemsystems.com
Sun Oct 28 15:07:32 PDT 2012

On 10/28/2012 05:30 PM, Liam R E Quin wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-10-28 at 17:01 -0400, Uri Guttman wrote:
>> On 10/28/2012 02:22 PM, Liam R E Quin wrote:
> \
>>> You're talking past one another, because Rob missed the word
>>> "replacement" in the original note. I think Rob thought it was a
>>> question about back-references, which indeed use \1 (or the extended
>>> newer syntax).
>> please don't tell me what i was saying.
> I'm not trying to do that - I'm sorry if it seemed that way.

i know what talking past each other is. this wasn't it.

>>   he was using \1 in the
>> replacement and i kept saying replacement.
> Yes. That is why I said you are talking past one another - yuo are each
> saying things the other is not noticing. I was not criticising your perl
> knowledge.

that is where we differ. i know i wasn't talking past him. i was saying 
what the docs said and about good style. it fell on deaf ears it appears. :/


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