YAPE::Regex has not kept up with recent Perl versions. Here is a comment from YAPE::Regex::Explain LIMITATIONS: "There is no support for regular expression syntax added after Perl version 5.6, particularly any constructs added in 5.10". It can be used, just not for catching newer regex features.
Perl::Critic can be extended. Refer to: EXTENDING THE CRITIC
Re: Regex Critic?
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