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Re^2: Puzzled by regexby syphilis (Chancellor)
|on Apr 10, 2013 at 06:53 UTC||Need Help??|
Well ... the regex does capture that part but afaics, when both regexes match they both match the same thing.
Do you have an example that demonstrates this difference ?
Just to be clear - I can see that /\S+?/ and /\S+/ could conceivably match differently, but I don't see how /__\S+?__\n/ and /__\S+__\n/ can match differently.
(And it's important to me that I do understand how they match differently if, indeed, they can.)
In case I'm guilty of not presenting the full picture, the regex (it's a split) as it appears in Inline.pm is actually: