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Father Chrysostomos via RT
September 7, 2014 14:14
[perl #122322] OOK hack example in perlguts is outdated with COW
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On Thu Jul 24 00:18:47 2014, demerphq wrote:
> I wonder if we would have success if we had the opposite modifier (say /P)
> that said "I dont want to use $& or fiends, I want you to be fast", which
> told perl to do the s/// as quick and dirty efficient as possible and
> ignore the correctness of $& and friends after the match. (Although since
> IMO most people dont use $& and friends, it seems improperly huffman
> encoded to require this.)

Wasn’t this suggested as /n or something similar last year?  I seem to remember you supported the idea and there were several messages back and forth in which you might have thought I disagreed, though I did not.


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