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What does this regular expression mean?

(0[1-9]|1[012])(0[1-9]|[12][0-9]|3[01])([1-9][0-9]))
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Dan Craciun earned 2000 total points
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01 to 09
or
10, 11, 12
followed by
01 to 09
or
10 to 29
or
30 or 31
followed by
10 to 99

Or, in translation
01 to 12 followed by 01 to 31 followed by 10 to 99

HTH,
Dan
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by:alexmac05
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thanks. very fast. very helpful
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by:Dan Craciun
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Glad I could help!
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