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Greedy Quantifier * and + in Java

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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am learning how the greedy quantifiers work, but I am not getting the result I am expecting from the code below, with this argument given (Notice I am using *, dot and + quantifiers):

Possible Arguments:
C.*L  "CooLooLCuuLooC"
C.+L  "CooLooLCuuLooC"

I like to know why the result comes as 0 "CooLooLCuuL" in both of those arguments instead of:
0 CooL 6 LC 10  CooL

import java.util.regex.*;
public class TestClass
	public static void main(String[] args)
		Pattern p = Pattern.compile(args[0]);
		Matcher m = p.matcher(args[1]);
		boolean b = false;
		while(b = m.find())
		    System.out.print(m.start()+" \""+m.group()+"\" ");

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I will appreciate your response.
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