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Timothy Johnson
April 2, 2002 12:31
RE: Creating variables of a string
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So if you wanted to split on just one space, would split / /,$variable be
treated as magical as well?

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan []
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 11:50 AM
To: David Gray
Subject: RE: Creating variables of a string

On Apr 2, David Gray said:

>> Michael Stearman wrote:
>> my ($target, $count, $num) = split ' ', $word;
>I think that needs to be:
>my ($target,$count,$num) = split /\s+/, $word;
>to handle multiple spaces between the values.

No.  As the split() documentation states, split(' ') is magical.

Jeff "japhy" Pinyan
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