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Re: regexp and strings you don't want


From: Chaz
Subject: Re: regexp and strings you don't want
Date: 26 Aug 2003 11:13:42 -0700

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...

> >For example, how can I search for a paragraph beginning with "The"
> >that does NOT include the word "top"?
> 
> This is something that regexps by themselves are pretty bad at.  

That's too bad.  I wouldn't have thought it so complicated to have
some function like [^"string"], or to list strings as options, maybe
["dog""cat""turtle"].  These would be quite handy.


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