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Re^3: Named capture backreferences cannot be used in character classes?

by yitzchak (Sexton)
on Sep 30, 2013 at 03:06 UTC ( #1056269=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Named capture backreferences cannot be used in character classes?
in thread Named capture backreferences cannot be used in character classes?

They changed at one point; IIRC it used to be something like (?p{...}); I think Ilya originally envisioned it as a limited scope version of a hypothetical qr/foo$bar/p that would at match time use the current value of $bar.


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by Anonymous Monk on Sep 30, 2013 at 07:05 UTC
Re^4: Named capture backreferences cannot be used in character classes?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Sep 30, 2013 at 08:45 UTC

    Thanks for the information.

    According to anonymonks addendum, this all pre-dates my first use of Perl which started just a couple of weeks before I found this place in June, 2002.


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