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Re: [perl #119151] perldoc perlre does not appear to mention /r

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Eric Brine
August 6, 2013 19:34
Re: [perl #119151] perldoc perlre does not appear to mention /r
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On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Karl Williamson <>wrote:

> Nonetheless, I believe it would be better to briefly mention it in perlre
> with a pointer to perlop.  It's confused more than one person, even though
> no one seems confused by the lack of a mention of /e.  I think both of them
> should be mentioned in perlre.  We could just say that these are s///
> flags, or we could briefly indicate what they do; I have no problems with
> Tony's wording.

Are we going to add just one of the s///-specific and m//-specific flags?
Could they be in a separate section or could we at least acknowledge
they're not pattern match modifiers? I dislike for them to be listed as
pattern match modifiers when they aren't and when they can't be provided to
(?MODS) and (?MODS-MODS:...).

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