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Re^3: Regex problem

by edan (Curate)
on Feb 16, 2005 at 12:25 UTC ( #431541=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Regex problem
in thread Regex problem

I downvoted your post, and I'll tell you why - IT'S WRONG! Why would you give somebody a regex solution when they clearly need to test for equality!? What if $index contained regex metacharacters? In short, I think it's a bad habit to use an anchored regex when you mean "equals". perl provides us with == and eq for a reason. Use them.

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