develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from November 1999

Re: Regex match variables, threads, and recursion

From:
Ilya Zakharevich
Date:
November 5, 1999 10:52
Subject:
Re: Regex match variables, threads, and recursion
Message ID:
19991105135201.C842@monk.mps.ohio-state.edu
On Fri, Nov 05, 1999 at 10:21:54AM -0800, Gurusamy Sarathy wrote:
> Ilya, this is a _serious_ bug in regular expressions, and I'm sad to
> see that it hasn't been fixed in more than a year. 

A *year*?!  You mean 10 years, not?

> I have half a mind to be cruel and "motivate" fixing it by not
> accepting any RE patches until this is fixed. :-}

Should I understand it as a parting note?

Ilya



nntp.perl.org: Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at ask@perl.org | Group listing | About