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Re^2: perl look ahead regular expression that is optional?

by talexb (Canon)
on Oct 04, 2013 at 13:34 UTC ( #1056880=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: perl look ahead regular expression that is optional?
in thread perl look ahead regular expression that is optional?

    I think it must match as X is followed by exactly zero "a"s, "b"s and "c"s.

My point exactly. I'm glad I'm not the only one who was confused by this inconsistency.

Alex / talexb / Toronto

Thanks PJ. We owe you so much. Groklaw -- RIP -- 2003 to 2013.


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