Regex isn't that tough, but it IS one of those things you need to get into the rhythm of, and it's very easy to fall out. Every time I heavily dive back in though, after lots of frustration, you eventually end up with a lot of elegance and power.
∞ Andy Badera ∞ +1 518-641-1280 ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private ∞ Google me: http://www.google.com/search?q=andrew%20badera On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 7:14 PM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I think it might be a better idea to publish the regex code somewhere, > so that developers can directly include it in their apps if they want > to. > > If you provide a web service, can I send my users to your email > address or support system if your regexs reject their tweets as false > positives? ;-) > > I suck at regex. Regex is for super intelligent beings levitating on a > much higher and different intellectual stratus than me. So, any kind > of regex that can be copied and pasted is always very welcome. > > Dewald > > On Oct 8, 6:28 pm, Dave Briccetti <da...@davebsoft.com> wrote: >> I detest tweets like these: >> >> just joined a video chat athttp://xxxMake your own video chat >> athttp://xxx#xxx >> just joined a twibe ... >> >> I am thinking of starting a repository of regular expressions matching >> noise-tweets like these, that Twitter clients could query via a Web >> Service, and the public could contribute to. >> >> Is this a good idea? >