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Re^4: With Unicode, \d is wrong if you mean [0-9]

by hv (Parson)
on Oct 28, 2004 at 02:45 UTC ( #403234=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: With Unicode, \d is wrong if you mean [0-9]
in thread Regex help

Patches welcome. :)

If anything, I think I'd rather see things like grok_number() become hooks so you can intercept them, whether to augment, replace, or just add:

warn "Hey, scare's over now, you can go back to 2 digits" if $num =~ /^20\d\d\z/;

Of course we probably don't reach grok_number() unless the lexer has already spotted a digit, so we'd need hot-pluggable grammars as well.

Hugo

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