All these changes made; thanks. Will send new copy soon.
At 8:37 AM -0500 9/17/98, Dave Wolfe wrote:
>Good work. Some comments...
>[ William R. Dickson -- System Administration writes: ]
>> Regular Expressions
>> For some of the configuration options, a rudimentary knowledge of perl
>> style regular expressions will help you run Majordomo through its
>Here (and throughout) I believe the reference is to the language Perl
>and not the specific executable. The convention is Perl (the language)
>and perl (an executable implementing Perl). With appropriate hyphenation
>of the compound adjective, this particular instance should be spelled
>"... Perl-style regular expressions ...".
>> The character / is used to mark the beginning and end of a regular
>> expression. Letters and numbers stand for themselves. Many of the
>> other characters are symbolic. Some commonly used ones are:
>> \@ the `@' found in nearly all addresses; it must be preceeded by a
>> backslash in later versions of perl to avoid errors
>Since Mj2 requires Perl 5, the latest versions of Perl disambiguate the
>usage of @ in strings somewhat, and \@ works for all versions of Perl, I
>think it'd be best to simply drop the "later versions" qualifier. I.e.
>"... it must be preceeded by a backslash to avoid errors in Perl."
>> Example 2
>> The `@' has special meaning to later versions of perl and must be prefixed
>> with a backslash to avoid errors. The string ".*" means "any character,
>Again, drop the qualifier and say "The `@' has special meaning in Perl
>and must be prefixed...".
>> Normally all matches are case sensitive; you can make any match case
>> insensitive by appending an `i' to the end of the expression.
>> Example 6
>I think it flows better to put the example heading before the text
>Normally all matches are case sensitive; you can make any match case
>insensitive by appending an `i' to the end of the expression.
> Dave Wolfe
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