regexqq: A quasiquoter for PCRE regexes.

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Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6
Dependencies base, bytestring, pcre‑light, template‑haskell (>=2.2) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Matt Morrow
Author Matt Morrow
Maintainer Matt Morrow <>
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Uploaded by MattMorrow at Wed Jun 25 12:35:39 UTC 2008
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A quasiquoter for Text.Regex.PCRE regexes. This makes use of a new GHC extension known as QuasiQuotes. QuasiQuotes do not appear in ghc until 6.9, BUT there is a patch for ghc-6.8.3 which adds quasiquote functionality. A patched version of ghc-6.8.3, made possible by audreyt's patch, is at An example of the use of regexqq is located at

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regexqq - Matt Morrow, 2008.

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An example:

ghci> :m + Text.Regex.PCRE.QQ
ghci> [$rx|([aeiou]).*(er|ing|tion)([\.,!\?]*)$|] "helloing.!?!?!"
Just ["elloing.!?!?!","e","ing",".!?!?!"]