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On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Scott Morgan <> wrote:

> [0] That is '/* okay */' but avoiding '/* wrong */ */'

using Regexes, you can either use non-greedy repetition


or negative lookahead in a non-capturing group:


(Assuming that /./ matches every character including new lines)

Both will match "/* wrong */"

> Worth considering for Lua's pattern match system?

I don't think so. Operators in Lua patterns only apply to the last
character or character set, and you can already use [^...] for that