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Re^3: Regular Expression: search two times for the same number of any signs

by hippo (Chancellor)
on Nov 29, 2016 at 10:31 UTC ( #1176783=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Regular Expression: search two times for the same number of any signs
in thread Regular Expression: search two times for the same number of any signs

If that's really the case (and you are probably right) then maybe change the order: find the first and last occurrence of 'x', calculate where the middle one should be and look there?

However, the spec is a little woolly and the whole thing is still shouting "XY!" at me.

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