[hobbit] Valid alerts decleration?
tgeorgoulias at nandomedia.com
Mon Jan 31 22:59:21 CET 2005
Henrik Storner wrote:
> Feel free to educate me on the finer details of Perl and the way it
> does regular expressions - I'm not in any way an expert on that
> subject. (I never could get my head twisted enough to figure out what
> all the different parenthesis and special chars do in Perl - so
> there's another reason why I've tried to make LARRD obsolete).
Trust me, you don't want me teaching anyone perl. I struggle enough on
my own. That regex I had in my last email was just to match 3 digits in
a row (like a [0-9]). I guess what was confusing to me is the use of
".*" instead of just "*". I think this is an artifact of BB b/c I can
remember having some problems many moons ago when I was trying to
getting wildcarding to work properly, but correct me if I'm wrong.
> Yes, I think you can do without those parentheses. I actually have a
> small test tool to try and match names against expressions, and if I
> try your expression it works whether I have "(.*)" or just ".*". So
> should be fine.
You're right, it does. I could swear I tried using something like this
before, but even though it was showing up when I ran bbcmd
--dump-config it didn't actually page me. The only time it really
started working was after I shut hobbit down completely, then brought it
back up. I'm not ruling out a mistake on my part, though. I've been
making plenty of them the last week or so.
Release candidate still coming out sometime soon? I'm looking forward
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