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Re: matching tb

cricket writes:
> #397:take_command, line 8:  Resource limit exceeded
> #397:"take_command" (cmd)
>  8:  if (m = match(cmd, "^%(please %)? *%(I want %|give me %|gimme %|bring me
>  %) *%(a %|an %)? *%(glass of %|cup of %)?+%([^,]+%)%(, *please%)?$"))

This plus sign, coming right after a question mark, is pretty odd and almost
certainly not what you want.  I think you probably want to replace it by ` *'.
That may fix your problem.



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