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One of my personal rules: Always question a rule that starts with always.

While I agree that /x can be mighty handy, I think that your case is so simple as to be made less clear by the change. Perhaps this is because I am used to certain regex idioms, or I just don't like your choice of braces, but I would have thought your first version was better, apart from the explict use of $line which is an improvement.

Well the best thing about opinions is that you can always get another.

I'd like to be able to assign to an luser

In reply to Re: A refactoring trap by Albannach
in thread A refactoring trap by gmax

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