On Tuesday 17 December 2002 02:46, Gerard Samuel wrote:
> What Im trying to do is, reject all email address strings ending in
> yahoo.com, except [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Im trying ->
> if (preg_match('/[^[EMAIL PROTECTED]|yahoo.com]$/', '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'))
> echo 'match found';
> echo 'match not found';
> The search pattern must also be capable of expanding to something like ->
> ^[EMAIL PROTECTED]|yahoo.com|^foo@hotmail|hotmail.com
> Basically what Im trying to perform is to reject all email address
> strings ending in either yahoo.com or hotmail.com,
> except strings ending in [EMAIL PROTECTED] or [EMAIL PROTECTED]
I'm not going to try writing the regex for you, but I can point out at least
two problems with it:
1) ^ inside square brackets means logical NOT
2) A period (.) means "any character". If you want to match a literal period
you need to escape it using a backslash.
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