Then, when does one use ereg_replace as against preg_replace? I read from one the forums that preg_* is faster and ereg_* is if not faster but simpler.
Is that it? Regards, Shreyas On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 9:58 PM, Richard Quadling <rquadl...@gmail.com>wrote: > "A "word" character is any letter or digit or the underscore > character, that is, any character which can be part of a Perl "word". > The definition of letters and digits is controlled by PCRE's character > tables, and may vary if locale-specific matching is taking place. For > example, in the "fr" (French) locale, some character codes greater > than 128 are used for accented letters, and these are matched by \w." > > The above becomes ... > > _A _word_ character is any letter or digit or the underscore > character_ that is_ any character which can be part of a Perl _word__ > The definition of letters and digits is controlled by PCRE_s character > tables_ and may vary if locale_specific matching is taking place_ For > example_ in the _fr_ _French_ locale_ some character codes greater > than 128 are used for accented letters_ and these are matched by _w__ > > -- > ----- > Richard Quadling > "Standing on the shoulders of some very clever giants!" > EE : http://www.experts-exchange.com/M_248814.html > EE4Free : http://www.experts-exchange.com/becomeAnExpert.jsp > Zend Certified Engineer : http://zend.com/zce.php?c=ZEND002498&r=213474731 > ZOPA : http://uk.zopa.com/member/RQuadling > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- Regards, Shreyas Agasthya