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in reply to Re (tilly) 1: Perl is psychic?!
in thread Perl is psychic?!

I'm curious to know if perl would attempt to re-execute the last regexp inside the eval block to get $&?
Does that sound at all plausible? If so, would that mean that evaling on $&, $' or $` would remove their associated penalties?