Regular Expression Editor

Carmel carmel_ny at
Thu Jan 14 19:24:53 UTC 2010

On Thu, 14 Jan 2010 10:38:41 -0800
Randal L. Schwartz <merlyn at> replied:

>You need to be specific about the kind of regex.  While most regexp
>engines have common things like . and * and ^ and $, the meanings may
>vary a bit, and the more exotic things are certainly going to vary.
>(For example, despite the name, "Perl Compatible [sic] Regular
>Expressions" are *not* Perl compatible.)
>What tool are you using your regexes with?

OK, I was using RegExp Buddy <> on a Windows
machine. I would like to find something similar to it for a FreeBSD
environment. The expressions I create are used primarily with 'sieve'
in conjunction with Dovecot. I am also thinking of possibly creating a
few for use with Postfix.

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