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JAPH. (That's right -- I'm not Really Inexperienced any more.)

I'm not just here, I'm here [perlmonks.org], and here [javajunkies.org] too, I ramble randomly in my philosophical blog [blogspot.com] and my other blog [blogspot.com]. Soon I'll come in a convenient six-pack.

Journal of chaoticset (2105)

Saturday February 16, 2002
05:38 PM

Crapola

[ #2912 ]
Well, I seemed to remember something in the Cookbook about pulling sentences out of text, so I went searching for the regex grab-bag in there. Found it, did it. Got a problem.

It's showing really funky behavior; on the simple test text:

Chiseling bastard, with his monkeys and cheese! Whenever the rolling doily hits the left wing, the whole plane shudders a few times, and burning things fly out of the engine. That's probably bad, huh?

Where am I?

it drops the last line completely on the output.

I still need to fiddle around a little more to make sure it's not working right -- the first text I tested with was pretty screwed up, all random punctuation and such (I wanted to see how robust this method was), but missing a sentence out of something with such normal punctuation isn't good enough.

I also have to leave for now, but I expect to get a chance to Perl a little again later, sometime after I watch _Blue Velvet_. It will be the first David Lynch movie I ever see. :)

I hope that's a good thing.

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  • It's a kind of "out there" movie, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Dennis Hopper completely rocks, Isabella Rossallini is hot, and Laura Dern (one of my personal favorites) is, well, one of my personal favorites.

    As a side note, this movie sparked somewhat of a comeback for Roy Orbison's music. I don't want to spoil it for you, so I won't say anything else.

    Enjoy!

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    If things get any worse, I'll have to ask you to stop helping me.