[Perl] Regex for verifying a URL

Shlomi Fish shlomif at vipe.stud.technion.ac.il
Tue Aug 27 05:33:56 PDT 2002

I need a simple Perl 5 regular expression for verifying that a URL is

I need to check the validity of the DNS host (just make sure it is a
valid dot-separated list of domains) and to verify the path against the
format proposed by the URL standard.


	Shlomi Fish

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