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Regarding Greedy quantifiers

Vepa Sritej
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Joined: Jul 31, 2006
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Hi all,
can anyone give me a brief explanation of what greedy quantifiers mean. Im really confused going through the K&B book.
Thanks in advance.

tej<br /> <br />SCJP 1.5 --75%<br />SCWCD --89%<br />SCBCD/Web Services!! Yet to Decide
wise owen
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this thread.
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

And this tutorial.

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