use back references to match delimiters. : Regexps Repetition « Development « Ruby

use back references to match delimiters.

def show_regexp(a, re) 
    if a =~ re 
        "no match" 

show_regexp('He said "Hello"', /(["']).*?\1/) # He said <<"Hello">> 
show_regexp("He said 'Hello'", /(["']).*?\1/) # He said <<'Hello'>> 


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