You can also do this without a regex, by using split on the ‘/’ character to produce a list, and then subscripting the list to get the desired field:
my $count = 0;
for my $line (<DATA>)
my $name = (split '/', $line);
print "Name #", ++$count, " is '", $name, "'\n";
0:14 >perl 390_SoPW.pl
Name #1 is 'Tradewind'
Name #2 is 'Peabody'
Name #3 is 'Perkins'
Hope that helps,
Athanasius <°(((>< contra mundum
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