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Re^5: The simplest possible pattern match defeats meby LanX (Bishop)
|on May 24, 2013 at 03:20 UTC||Need Help??|
> Yes, the fact that the error is for a failed pattern match and not a failed eq is doubly confusing
I don't think that 5.8.8 had different error msgs. (you could check)
Anyway is it possible that someone overloaded eq with a routine doing a regex-match?
Is the value in question maybe an object? What does ref return?
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