[erlang-questions] regular expressions (again :)

Gaspar Chilingarov <>
Wed Dec 13 12:13:03 CET 2006

Bob Ippolito wrote:
> regexes aren't (or at least shouldn't be) common enough to warrant a
> single character shortcut like that...

Yes, I know, so I suggest to have parse transform, which will allow use 
it, I do not propose to change language syntax - which is meaningless 
and at least erlang is not a text processing language :)
> Besides, _(expr) almost universally means gettext.

   hmmm, well, I just cannot imagine another constcut which will parse 

> -bob

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