[uf-discuss] regexp for last path component

Toby A Inkster mail at tobyinkster.co.uk
Sat Jun 7 08:48:41 PDT 2008

Paul Denning wrote:

> Can someone provide a regexp for the last path component?

The following Perl-compatible regexp seems to do the trick:

	  [^\#\?]*         # Stuff at front (ignore)
	  \/([^\/]+)\/?    # Last path component
	  (\?.*)?          # Query string (ignore)
	  (\#.*)?          # Fragment (ignore)

Use the first sub-pattern match as the tag.

Toby A Inkster
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