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Re^2: s///g and capturing all matches

by Random_Walk (Prior)
on Dec 16, 2011 at 09:59 UTC ( #943926=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: s///g and capturing all matches
in thread s///g and capturing all matches

Hi Jethro,

and the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42 ;)

I was wondering why the implementations differ, as well as seeking an ellegant way to get the behaviour I wanted. If s///; returned a list of the items sub'd out then it would be easy enough to use that in scalar contect to have the number. Felt rather un-Perlish to miss out on potential utility.

Cheers,
R.

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[perldigious]: Also coincidentally, I'm currently in the middle of a winter storm that has dropped 1 foot of snow and is expected to drop another. I might have to adapt this for customers/vendors who come visit and put it at the beggining of every presentation I give.
[Discipulus]: the photo was removed... Cyrano de Berjerac was not of the same idea..
[stevieb]: perldigious: video near our hq in Montreal. Here in Calgary, it's -28c... we've only got 3" of snow so far, but there are several feet in the mountains already
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[stevieb]: yeah, I snowshoe a fair amount in the mountains. I also use spikes similar to these very often as well

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