[hobbit] cont check regex problems

Simeon Berkley sberkley at mcclatchyinteractive.com
Wed Aug 27 16:06:52 CEST 2008

Kimberly McKinnis wrote:
> Hmm. Hobbit seems to have not liked the digit range.
> Using assetID="[0-9abcdefABCDEF]{8}" is working. I’m not clear **why** 
> Hobbit didn’t like my digit range when perl did, and I’m curious to 
> figure it out, but for now I’m happy that my check works.

A handy tool for checking Perl-compatible regexes is pcretest, which is a more 
direct way of checking since it uses libpcre like hobbit does.

S i m e o n  B e r k l e y

Systems Engineer
Mcclatchy Interactive

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