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Re: Scoping of $/

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From:
Larry Wall
Date:
May 10, 2005 16:51
Subject:
Re: Scoping of $/
Message ID:
20050510235117.GA30525@wall.org
On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 05:24:30PM -0400, Rick Delaney wrote:
: On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 06:20:44AM -0600, Luke Palmer wrote:
: > Yeah, they're lexical, just like in Perl 5.
: 
: Not just like Perl 5, I hope.  If it was then the above would print
: "d".

Yes, Perl 5 actually uses an autolocalizing form of dynamic scoping
for the current successful match, but *only* if there was a successful
match.  We're intentionally breaking that.

Larry

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