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From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
To: Chris Torek <>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] RegExp decision for meta characters: Circumflex
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 11:03:52 +1000	[thread overview]
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On Friday, 17 September 2021 at 13:40:25 -0700, Chris Torek wrote:
> Also worth noting, though the precise history predates my own
> experience: it's common in grammar theory to use `$` as the end
> symbol.  Was this from REs using `$` as an end symbol as well,
> or did REs adopt `$` from here, or ...?

Weren't there programming languages that used $ as a statement
terminator instead of ;?

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-18  1:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-17 16:40 Douglas McIlroy
2021-09-17 20:40 ` Chris Torek
2021-09-18  1:03   ` Greg 'groggy' Lehey [this message]
2021-09-18  1:23     ` Bakul Shah
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-09-17  8:52 markus schnalke
2021-09-17  9:32 ` Rob Pike
2021-09-17  9:32   ` Rob Pike
2021-09-17 10:10   ` markus schnalke

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