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Eric Brine via RT
August 6, 2013 16:37
[perl #119151] perldoc perlre does not appear to mention /r
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On Sun Aug 04 20:27:43 2013, jarich wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.16.2.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> G'day folk,
> Thank you again for all the awesomeness.  I was discussing /r with
> a friend today and they asked to see documentation.  I can't find
> it mentioned anywhere in perldoc perlre (although it is in
> perlrequick).

That's because it has noting to do with regular expressions. It's
modifier for s///, and like other operators, s/// is documented in perlop.

> I checked the documentation for 5.18.0 too, and couldn't find it in
> perlre there, either.
> This seems like an accidental omission.

No, it's intentional.

via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: open

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