regular expression ?

Posted on 2013-06-30
Last Modified: 2013-06-30
Can someone let me know what this regex translate to?


Thank you,
Question by:aej1973
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  ^                        the beginning of the string
  (                        group and capture to \1:
    \+                       '+'
   |                        OR
    00                       '00'
  )                        end of \1
  [1-9]                    any character of: '1' to '9'
  [0-9]{3,20}              any character of: '0' to '9' (between 3
                           and 20 times (matching the most amount
  $                        before an optional \n, and the end of the

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It looks to me like a pattern for (roughly!) matching an international phone number, having to start with either 00 or +.

Some values that would match are:

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