At 10:28 2001-07-26 -0700, Joseph J. Strout wrote:
Interesting! That must have gotten converted to a real period when Eudora
sucked it down to my desktop machine, which is why when I loaded it back
up to test it interactively, the recipe worked just fine.
Yup. FTR, the ? at the end of the first line may be similarly encoded, but
since unescaped, the ? is a regexp token, which in this case fails in a
benign fashion, it wasn't being interpreted AS a literal ?, and so the
first line matches on the merits of all the preceeding text.
One more question, if you don't mind: AIUI, these "*" lines are actually
regular expressions. So wouldn't "." match any character anyway? Or
would it require a [.*] to match =2E? Or am I totally off-base?
=2E is three characters. To properly match either form, use:
Same goes for the question mark:
Sean B. Straw / Professional Software Engineering
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