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Re^2: Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing

by eddor1614 (Beadle)
on Nov 22, 2011 at 20:01 UTC ( #939532=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing
in thread Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing

That was exactly what I did a few months ago. And today I spend a few minutes trying to find out why I put s/"//g:

foreach (<DATA>) { ($a,$b,$c) = ($3,$2,$1) if /^(\w+)\s(\S+)\s("([^"]+)"|(\w+))/; $a =~ s/"//g; . .

I thought that if I need to match 3 fields, there should by a regexp that sets $1, $2 and $3. Just as a mental exercise. Thanks for your answer.


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