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From:
Richard Soderberg
Date:
October 25, 2001 18:20
Subject:
Status of "Variable length lookbehind not implemented"?
Message ID:
NAEKLNAAHLMBPMPNBMLEAEIKEAAA.rs@crystalflame.net
Variable length lookbehind not implemented before HERE mark in regex
m/(?<=(^|\s))/ at - line 1.

Japhy (or anyone else), do we ever plan to implement that?  I'm working
around it with m/(?:(?<=^)|(?<=\s))/, which is uglier and harder to
explain to hoomans.

That's 5.6.1.

R.


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