Forum: Ruby why does this regular expression match?

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Dominique P. (Guest)
on 2006-03-10 06:38
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Using Test::Unit:

r1 = /a*/
assert_nil,'A' =~ r1

The error I get implies that it would match in the same way that the
following would match
'a' =~ r1

Can anyone offer any suggestions?

Thanks!
Dominique

ps. done a google search on Test::Unit lately?
1337p337 (Guest)
on 2006-03-10 06:51
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The asterisk means "Zero or more of these".  You may want to use /a+/
(One or more 'a's).
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