i agree, the current behaviour is a bug.
how would you think it should parse?
i say the '+' should modify the comment, however pointless that may be. modifying the 'c' doesn't seem clear; the modifier should be adjacent to the token on which it acts. dangling modifiers should not be introduced to the already complex pattern matching syntax.
Update: i've changed my tune. as i thought about it more yesterday, i realized my first impression was incorrect. the '(?#)' construct should act the same as a '#' comment in a pattern match with the 'x' modifier. tye is right on, in his response below ((tye)Re: Yet another regex bug..)
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