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From:
Ricardo Signes
Date:
February 10, 2015 13:50
Subject:
Re: RFC: /w pattern modifier
Message ID:
20150210135003.GB21128@cancer.codesimply.com
* Tom Christiansen <tchrist@perl.com> [2015-02-10T08:43:29]
> Ed Avis <eda@waniasset.com> wrote on Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:35:09 GMT: 
> > I think you should define an explicit \b{o} for 'ordinary' which is
> > the current semantics of \b.  Then people will be able to audit their
> > code for all uses of \b and either change it to \b{wb} or to \b{o}.
> > Perlcritic and other tools will be able to help with that.
> 
> This might not be a bad idea.  However, using "o" to specify it might be.

"Ugh, these regex have \b{o}"

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