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Re: Mnemonic Devices for Perl Programming

by TheDamian (Priest)
on Nov 17, 2001 at 07:16 UTC ( #125989=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Mnemonic Devices for Perl Programming

Interesting how individualized mnemonic preference is. We've now had several mnemonics for the /s and /m regex modifiers, none of which resonated with me at all.

I've always preferred the one suggested to me by Uri Guttman:

/s modifies the behaviour of a Single metacharacter (.)
/m modifies the behaviour of Multiple metacharacters (^ and $)

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