Re: Regex string replacement
José Romildo Malaquias <j.romildo <at> gmail.com>
2012-08-18 14:23:11 GMT
On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 09:39:01AM -0300, Marco Túlio Pimenta Gontijo wrote:
> Hi Romildo.
> On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 9:18 AM, José Romildo Malaquias <j.romildo <at> gmail.com>
> > I am looking for a substring replacement based on Perl like regular
> > expressions that would let me use part of the original string in the
> > replacement string. Something like:
> > reReplace "name is (.*)\\." "hi \1!" "my name is john."
> > which would result in
> > "hy john!"
> It's not exactly what you're looking for, but I'd simply do something like this,
> using Text.Regex.TDFA or any other:
> let [[_, name]] = "my name is john." =~ "name is (.*)\\." in "hi " ++
> name ++ "!"
Thanks for the tip. It was useful to solve my original problem.