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Re: [perl #107262] Unmatched \Q \E in regexp should warn

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Ricardo Signes
December 29, 2011 12:54
Re: [perl #107262] Unmatched \Q \E in regexp should warn
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* Abigail <> [2011-12-29T12:33:05]
> > Warning on an unmatched \E might make sense.  I'm not sure.  \Q should be
> > allowed to end peacefully when the string terminates.
> \Q is documented to escape all non letter/digit/underscores to the next
> \E or the end of the pattern, whichever comes first.

I was pretty sure it was, but didn't find the documentation in the brief look I
had before posting.  All I found was talk about \Q..\E pairs, with a few
examples that omitted \E.

I am definitely opposed to clucking about a missing \E -- but where is it
documented, so I can find it next time? :)


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