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- Subject: Re: help about pattern-matching
- From: Tony Finch <dot@...>
- Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 20:11:41 +0100
Igor Medeiros <email@example.com> wrote:
> How to represent the pattern ([a-z]|[A-Z]|_)+([a-z]|[A-Z]|[0-9]_)* in Lua's
> format pattern.
You can't put quantifiers *+ after captures () and there is no | operator.
But in this case you can write "[A-Za-z_]+[0-9A-Za-z_]*" or "[%a_]+[%w_]*".
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