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From "Eric Goldberg" <e...@askit.com>
Subject [:graph:]
Date Mon, 21 May 2001 23:40:46 GMT
Hello list,

I am trying to write a re to match email addresses:

	r = new RE("^[:graph:]+@[:graph:]+\\.[:graph:]+$");

But this does not match on simple email addresses (e.g. eric@askit.com).
When I change the graph's to alnum's, it does match.

	r = new RE("^[:alnum:]+@[:alnum:]+\\.[:alnum:]+$");

My understanding is that graph includes all printable and visible characters
(i.e. alnum plus all punctuation).  Am I understanding graph incorrectly?
Has anyone else experienced unexpected results with [:graph:]?

--eric


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