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(tye)Re: Replacing a given character starting with the xth occurence in a string

by tye (Sage)
on May 22, 2001 at 19:53 UTC ( #82256=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Replacing a given character starting with the xth occurence in a string
in thread Replacing a given character starting with the xth occurence in a string

Using $& and $' is a bad idea since it slows down all regexen for the life of that instance of the Perl interpreter (for the life of the script). Perhaps you know that but I don't want casual readers to get the wrong idea about those.

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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