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2012/1/14 Duncan Cross <>:
> Hi List,
> I recently had a case where I wanted to find the maximum and minimum
> number of characters that can be matched by a given Lua string
> pattern, as used by string.match() etc.
> I couldn't find any existing implementation, so here's mine. It's
> pretty simple, but I'd be interested to know if anyone can see a case
> that it would give the wrong answer for, or any other critique.

1	nil