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Re: Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing

by remiah (Hermit)
on Nov 23, 2011 at 13:40 UTC ( #939659=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Nested grouping or capturing inside capturing

Named back reference save your ($4 || $3), but I wonder this is elegant or not.
print "$1-$2-$+{third}\n" if m/ (\w+)\s (\w+)\s (?: "(?<third>[^"]+)" | (?<third>\w+)) /x;

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