On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 07:04:27PM +0100, Gregory Stark wrote: > "Tom Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > Now, because we surround the pattern with ^...$ anyway, I can't offhand > > see a use-case for putting $ with its regexp meaning into the pattern. > > It's possible to still usefully use $ in the regexp, but it's existence at the > end means there should always be a way to write the regexp without needing > another one inside.
Unless you're doing muti-line regex, what's the point of a $ anywhere but the end of the expression? Am I missing something? Likewise with ^. I'm inclined to escape $ as Tom suggested. -- Jim Nasby [EMAIL PROTECTED] EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com 512.569.9461 (cell)
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