On Apr 14, 2005, at 7:06 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

So,     <[a.z]>  matches "a", ".", and "z",
while   <[a..z]> matches characters "a" through "z" inclusive.

I was going to say that that was inconsistent, but since you never need to repeat a letter in a character class, well, I guess it isn't. But the first person to write <[a...]> gets what's comin' to 'em.



David Wheeler
President, Kineticode, Inc.
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