VBScript preg_quote function

A VBScript equivalent of PHP’s preg_quote

Function preg_quote(ByVal str,delimiter)

    Dim pattern : pattern = array("\",".","+","*","?","[","^","]","$","(",")","{","}","=","!","<",">","|",":")
    If len(delimiter) > 0 Then [] pattern , delimiter

    Dim key
    For key = 0 to uBound(pattern)
        str = Replace(str,pattern(key),"\" & pattern(key))
    preg_quote = str

End Function

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