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Re: Compressing a text file using count of continous characters

by pfaut (Priest)
on Dec 14, 2007 at 17:01 UTC ( #657081=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Compressing a text file using count of continous characters

$string =~ s/(.)\1+/length($&).$1/eg;
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