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Re: Re[2]: VA|01



Robert wrote:
<< The second of these expressions [{238}] can be used to precisely pinpoint the
position of the first occurrence of a sub$tring within another $tring.  You can
also frame it to inquire whether CONTAIN or NOT CONTAIN, whereas the first
expression [{240}] can only be used to make a CONTAIN inquiry. >>

Well, you can say {240}"\")> to test for NOT CONTAIN, but since
it's a few bytes longer than <0>, and there's no advantage in
speed or otherwise, we go with the latter.

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