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in thread Splitting a string


Isn't that rather more complicated than necessary?


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Re^3: Splitting a string
by japhy (Canon) on Feb 08, 2006 at 19:19 UTC
      It is true that /PATTERN/g will DWIM when /PATTERN/ matches the empty string and not find an infinite number of matches as the same point.

      I, however, consider code that relies on this behaviour in order save one character to be less simple.