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Re: meaning of /o in regexes

by sauoq (Abbot)
on Dec 07, 2002 at 02:26 UTC ( #218203=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to meaning of /o in regexes

A touch of history might shed some light on the matter too. The /o modifier existed quite a while before we were blessed with the ability to assign those compiled regular expressions to variables via qr// which, if I recall correctly, wasn't available in a stable release until 5.005.

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