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Re: Re: (dkubb) Re: (2) Split

by mikfire (Deacon)
on Feb 14, 2001 at 19:57 UTC ( #58363=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: (dkubb) Re: (2) Split
in thread How do I use Split

I promise this will be the last "clarification" I make in this thread.

You are close. You are very close. I would make these notes

  1. The 'g' option causes a global match - ie, find them all
  2. The regex, in this case, returns the list of all matches. In other cases, it will return how many matches were found. The difference is the context in which it is used. Since reverse() expects a list, it forces the regex to be evaluated in list context and, hence, returns the list.
In a clarifying mood,

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