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Re: Seeking a better way to do it

by 7stud (Deacon)
on Feb 01, 2013 at 05:37 UTC ( #1016448=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Seeking a better way to do it

use strict; use warnings; use 5.012; #for say() my $text = "Enter Iago, Othello, and others"; while ($text =~ / \s+ #A space one or more times ( #Start of $1 [^,]+ #Not a comma, one or more times ) #End of $1 , #A comma /gxms #(g)lobal matching plus standard xms ) { say $1; } --output:-- Iago Othello

Given a string: Enter Iago, Othello, and others I want to extract "Iago" and "Othello" to a data structure.

No data structure :(. Reputation--.

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