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Some people, when confronted with a problem, think ‘I know, I'll use regular expressions.’ Now they have two problems.
Jamie Zawinski
So the syntax of the regular-expression language is awful; there are various incompatible forms of the language; and the quotation conventions are baroquen [sic]. While regular expression languages are domain-specific languages, they are bad ones. Part of the value of examining regular expressions is to experience how bad things can be.
Chris Hanson (Software Design for Flexibility: How to Avoid Programming Yourself into a Corner)