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Re: regexp for balanced square brackets

From: Björn Lindström
Subject: Re: regexp for balanced square brackets
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 02:39:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <> writes:

> Miguel Frasson <> writes:
>> Does somebody knows how to make a regexp such that [..], [...[...]..],
>> [...[.[..].]..] matches?
> No. But some people know how to prove that a regexp won't cut it, ever
> (some Perl extensions to regexps can do, IIRC).

If you want to do this in Emacs, maybe you should just write the
structure you want as a Lisp expression, and just have Elisp parse
it. (It's kind of hard to tell without knowing what you are trying to
do, however.)

Björn Lindström <>
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