Shreyas Agasthya wrote: > 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.
BUT, all the ereg_* has been depricated. DO NOT USE THEM if you want your code to work in the future. :) > > 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 >> >> > > -- Jim Lucas A: Maybe because some people are too annoyed by top-posting. Q: Why do I not get an answer to my question(s)? A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php