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in reply to Re: search, replace and backrefrences
in thread search, replace and backrefrences

Well, im not real sure that $1_0_0_ isnt being treated as such.

Variable names that start with a digit may only have
more digits in the name.

This seems a murky area. my $99; throws an error.

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