Regexp::Common::URI::telnet(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation Regexp::Common::URI::telnet(3)

Regexp::Common::URI::telnet -- Returns a pattern for telnet URIs.

use Regexp::Common qw /URI/;

while (<>) {
    /$RE{URI}{telnet}/       and  print "Contains a telnet URI.\n";

Returns a pattern that matches telnet URIs, as defined by RFC 1738. Telnet URIs have the form:

"telnet:" "//" [ user [ ":" password ] "@" ] host [ ":" port ] [ "/" ]

Under "{-keep}", the following are returned:

The complete URI.
The scheme.
The username:password combo, or just the username if there is no password.
The username, if given.
The password, if given.
The host:port combo, or just the host if there's no port.
The host.
The port, if given.
The trailing slash, if any.

[RFC 1738]
Berners-Lee, Tim, Masinter, L., McCahill, M.: Uniform Resource Locators (URL). December 1994.

Regexp::Common::URI for other supported URIs.

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This package is maintained by Abigail (

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This software is Copyright (c) 2001 - 2017, Damian Conway and Abigail.

This module is free software, and maybe used under any of the following licenses:

1) The Perl Artistic License.     See the file COPYRIGHT.AL.
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