(also regexp /ˈreɡeksp/)
A regular expression.
- Despite their undeniable power, regexps aren't a procedural programming language.
- Stating a regex in terms of what you don't want to match is a bit harder.
- This rules out a lot of potential uses, or at least relegates regexps to a helper role.
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