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
Is that it?
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
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