[erlang-questions] unexpected matching in re 12B5

Attila Babo <>
Tue Feb 17 20:11:43 CET 2009


1> re:run("a b", "\\w\s\\w").
{match,[{0,3}]}

While fixing a typo in my code I've found that \s with a single
backslash is matching with a space in re:run but not the other general
characters. Is this is bug or feature of re? :-)

/Attila



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