Regexp - (Quantifier|Cardinality Indicators)



A quantifier defines the number of times that:

may be seen.

Algorithm / Behaviors

It has three behaviors:

  • a Greedy one: match longest possible string. This is the default regular expression behavior.
  • a Lazy one: match shortest possible string. Match as few as possible, repeat as few times as possible
  • a Possessive one.

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