[hobbit] cont check regex problems

Kimberly McKinnis kmckinnis at tivo.com
Wed Aug 27 22:29:28 CEST 2008

Thank you much!

-----Original Message-----
From: Simeon Berkley [mailto:sberkley at mcclatchyinteractive.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:07 AM
To: hobbit at hswn.dk
Subject: Re: [hobbit] cont check regex problems

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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