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Re^2: Split words

by ww (Bishop)
on Jul 11, 2012 at 15:18 UTC ( #981155=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Split words
in thread Split words

fails when the split word, monks, is repeated:
__DATA__ perl monks wisdom monks perl wisdom perl perl monks monks wisdom perl perl monks monks monkly wisdom

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Re^3: Split words
by cheekuperl (Monk) on Jul 11, 2012 at 15:41 UTC
    Nice observation!
    However, for repeating "monks" all we need is this:
    while($line=<DATA>) { while($line=~m/monks/g) { print "\n==>$`\nmonks\n$'"; } }
    Now I've assumed prefix of "monks" means whatever precedes "monks" in the string (even if it contains previous "monks") Same goes for postfix.

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