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Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan
April 2, 2002 12:34
RE: Creating variables of a string
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On Apr 2, Timothy Johnson said:

>So if you wanted to split on just one space, would split / /,$variable be
>treated as magical as well?

No.  As the split() documentation ALSO states, only split(' ') and
split(" ") are treated magically.  split(/ /) splits on a single
space; the others split as if it was /\s+/, but they discard leading
spaces.  See the documentation for FULL details, so that we don't need to
reproduce bits and pieces of the docs here.

Jeff "japhy" Pinyan
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