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Re: tr/// vs s/// The question.

by lemming (Priest)
on Dec 31, 2002 at 20:58 UTC ( #223460=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to tr/// vs s/// The question.

tr/[^A-Za-z0-9_ ]//d is the same as tr/A-Za-z0-9_ ]^[//d

tr doesn't pay attention to the brackets and treats them as characters.

You'll have better luck with tr/A-Za-z0-9_ //cd
the c stands for complement, d for delete. See perldoc perlops for more info

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