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

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July 26, 2009 02:50
Re: 'perlre' manpage 'deficiency' (bug?) & 'perlreref' inconsistency
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2009/7/26 Linda W <>:
> demerphq wrote:
>> 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.
> ---
>        Intentional?  That certainly hasn't been made clear -- not to mention
> it does have _limited_ usefulness (though can cause
> confusion if you don't understand the concept.
>>> 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.
> ---
>        "doc patch", is that a verb?  I'm not familiar with how to do
> that action. ;~?

Modify document, create patch, send it to us.


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

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