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Re^3: Perl Regular Expression inconsistency

by jkva (Chaplain)
on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:44 UTC ( #536528=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Perl Regular Expression inconsistency
in thread Perl Regular Expression inconsistency

Doesn't '{' start a {} quantifier?
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Re^4: Perl Regular Expression inconsistency
by wazoox (Prior) on Mar 14, 2006 at 12:18 UTC
    Yes, you're right, however it must then follow some token (sorry I'm not very proficient in regexp :)
Re^4: Perl Regular Expression inconsistency
by sanPerl (Friar) on Mar 14, 2006 at 13:19 UTC
    I Don't think it to be an inconsistency. { doesn't represent anything, once your inside regex (i.e. /../), and hence it need Not be escaped.