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Re: Is 5.16 the time to remove \N, the complement of \n, from beingexperimental ?

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Zsbán Ambrus
Date:
July 6, 2011 11:59
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Re: Is 5.16 the time to remove \N, the complement of \n, from beingexperimental ?
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On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Jesse Vincent <jesse@fsck.com> wrote:
[On the new \N regex escape that matches any one character except \n.]
> Is it being used? (Are folks cpanning modules that use it?)

It may get more use once perl 5.14 spreads, because there you can 'use
re "/s";' to make the dot have the more useful meaning and then \N has
the occasionally useful meaning.  Further, if 'use 5.016;' enabled
'use re "/s";' by default, it would see even more use.

Ambrus

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