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Re: 'perlre' manpage 'deficiency' (bug?) & 'perlreref' inconsistency

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July 25, 2009 12:04
Re: 'perlre' manpage 'deficiency' (bug?) & 'perlreref' inconsistency
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2009/7/25 Linda W <>:
> Is it purposeful or an unintentional omission (bug?), that the 'o'
> operator is missing from the list of flags.

Intentional i think. /o is deprecated more or less.

> Also, as the manpage is really just about regex's, and not the
> replacement part of an 's' command, maybe the 'e' command not being
> mentioned is not a omission, however, it's a bit odd that it would
> occur in a mention of perlreref then (personally I think it might be
> friendly/helpful to mention it in both places, but 'technically', one
> might consider it not belonging in either...snort;  I prefer helpful...:-).

Hmm, doc patch to see what you think would be better would be a good idea.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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