That statement needs to be qualified. It is far from always true. The /g modifier is part of Perl for a reason and there are many things one can do with it that are much more difficult without it.
$foo = (join ', ', 'abacadaeafagahaiaj' =~ m/a/g ); print $foo . "\n";

In reply to Re^2: Re-use of a global match by mr_mischief
in thread Re-use of a global match by gube

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