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December 25, 2011 03:00
Re: The Unicode Bug still bites?
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On 14 April 2011 02:51, Tom Christiansen <> wrote:
> What *do* people use quotemeta for if not for regexes??

It tends to escape things reasonably well for a number of purposes.

Which is not to say that we should not fix the inconsistency, but
rather just to point out that is not JUST used for regexes.


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

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