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James E Keenan via RT
August 12, 2018 15:22
[perl #133432] perlvar.pod incorrect link
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On Wed, 08 Aug 2018 20:58:44 GMT, wrote:
> The link in the @{^CAPTURE} section to $<digits> is not correct. It's
> currently L</$I<digits>> which ends up linking to $digits (which doesn't
> exist). The correct link would currently be:
> L<<< /$<I<digits>> ($1, $2, ...) >>>

I tried out your suggestion in this branch:


I ran the revised file through pod2html.  When I clicked on the resulting hyperlink, it did not jump to the intended location.

(I tried out a couple of other things, which created a jumpable link but failed to pass t/porting/podcheck.t.)


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