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<?php $str = "12345678"; var_dump( preg_match('/^[A-Z]{1,3}[0-9]{4,10}$/', $str) ); var_dump( preg_match('/^[A-Z]{1,3}?[0-9]{4,10}$/', $str) ); var_dump( preg_match('/([A-Z]{1,3})?[0-9]{4,10}$/', $str) ); var_dump( preg_match('/^([A-Z]{1,3})?[0-9]{4,10}$/', $str) ); var_dump( preg_match('/[A-Z]{0,3}[0-9]{4,10}/', $str) ); var_dump( preg_match('/([A-Z]{1,3})*[0-9]{4,10}$/', $str) );
Output for 4.3.0 - 7.2.0
int(0) int(0) int(1) int(1) int(1) int(1)