The children have been using strictures since day one. They were omitted from the example to keep it as small as possible. And besides they do not yield any information except what I already know - matches get undefined. So Teacher, leave those kids alone, thank you very much.
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As far as the fine perlre I misread it as in until the next successful capturing match, which does not seem to be the case as it was pointed out.