regexp [. .]

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Wed Jan 17 15:49:25 UTC 2007

On Wed, 17 Jan 2007 07:15:34 +0500, Parker Anderson <baka.rob at>  

> Is there a certain match you are trying to pattern?  From the looks of
> it, [ch]* would match a similar set of characters, but it isn't as
> strict about which pattern they should be in.

I need 'some[^[.pattern.]]' working, i.e. matching 'some' if it isn't  
followed by 'pattern'. Curiously that seems there isn't additional  
information about it somewhere except the page you've denoted.

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