On Wednesday 15 July 2009 08:38:28 Tom Chubb wrote: > 2009/7/15 Areba Collins <arebacoll...@gmail.com> > > > Hello guys, i have a quick one: > > > > Im working on an app that reads email and converts it into a post on a > > forum, everything works fine except the threaded comments at the > > bottom. I would like to delete everything that is from a previous > > email (which usually begins with on this ate, so and so wrote : and > > then comments preceeded by >> > > > > Does anyone know a straightforward function to accomplish this? > > > > Regards, > > Collins -Nairobi KE. > > > > -- > > If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples > > then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea > > and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will > > have two ideas. > > > > George Bernard Shaw > > > > -- > > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > How about marking the email as read and not deleting it. Compare following > emails to previous read emails and strip out any common text and strip out > "> " and any other common indentation, etc.
Or a regex a bit like this: ^>.+$ That should match any line beginning with a > character, so you can just replace any such lines with nothing. -- Thanks, Ash http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php