Quoting Jacob Beauregard <[log in to unmask]>:
> Has anyone ever written a regexp expression for matching regexp
> expressions? Is it possible?
> I just used a regexp in the most hideous way today because of the lack
> of love for lambdas in PHP 5.2, and somehow this question popped into
> my head.
Parentheses can be nested arbitrarily deep in a regex, so the language
of regular expressions is not regular.