regex question....

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Dec 5 01:32:41 UTC 2010

On Sat, 4 Dec 2010 17:24:30 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:
> 	So I just missed the "*"? 

Yes. In regex, * means "any amount of", if I remember correctly.
So you don't have to specify precisely how many numbers there

How many lights? :-)

> Didn't need to escape the [ or ] ?

No, as you want them in their regex meaning, "in the range of",
not literal [ and ].

> 	PS: See, this is why I keep cheatsheets.  ;)

That's the fat green book on my shelf. :-)

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