At 16:32 14.11.2002, CJ spoke out and said:
>I want to scan the variables passed from teh url of my script for non alpha
>characters.  The variables should only consist of a-z A-Z 0-9 and spaces,
>full stops and commas (Basically I don't want scripts to be passed via the
>variable to the server)
>I've used perl a long time ago and its regular expressions seemed ideal for
>this kind of thing.  Can enybody suggest a scrip to remove unwanted
>characters from my variable?

$string = 'A string, with a lot of unwanted characters, more than 20 bytes
echo "$string<br>";
echo preg_replace('/[^a-zA-Z0-9]/',null,$string), '<br>';


   >O Ernest E. Vogelsinger 
   (\) ICQ #13394035 

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