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Re: Re: Simple for some.

by erikharrison (Deacon)
on Aug 18, 2002 at 18:20 UTC ( #191009=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Actually, this will only work for very simple strings, as you area treating $A[0] and $A[1] as regex, and pattern metacharacters will be treated as such. When interpolating a string literally in a pattern, wrap it in \Q . . . \E. The counter intuitiveness of this (especially in a world with qr{}) is what inspired the change in Perl 6.


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