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Perl Regex Tip: Zero-width positive look-aheads are non-capturing.

I used to write regexes all the live long day in a language called WebQL. During that time I must’ve written somewhere between 5000-10000 lines of regular expressions to extract data from various data feeds the crawlers would pull down every day. It’s all fun and games until an angry customer calls wondering [...]

Microsoft Vista Speech Recognition Tested - Perl Scripting

Here are a few choice quotes:

“Delete open bracket open brace less than.” delete lower case open open helpful select all delete OPEN! correct o correct open one ok delete correct o open parenthesis capital i capital info delete capital info info make capital delete make capital correct [...]