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tye++ ... but I'm stuck to understand how it works?

According to perlop:

Searches a string for a pattern, and if found, replaces that pattern with the replacement text and returns the number of substitutions made.

How does the number of substitutions made equate to the number of characters left after the substitutions?


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    [ambrus]: choroba: heh heh... I have such a doc bug report somewhere. fixed by now.
    [Corion]: Once upon a time I had automatic tests for checking the synopsis, but I stopped doing that because the setup was too fragile on CPAN testers for extracting code from the SYNOPSIS.
    [Corion]: Maybe I should move the extraction of the code from the SYNOPSIS section into the author tests, or something like that...
    [choroba]: Corion Sounds reasonable
    [Corion]: choroba: Yeah - I basically have the same for regenerating README and README.mkdown already, except that I do that in Makefile.PL, but I guess one or the other thing should somehow work ;)
    [ambrus]: was this bug: https://rt.cpan. org/Public/Bug/ Display.html?id= 59814

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