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  • by jdavidb (1361) on 2003.09.09 13:14 (#24057) Homepage Journal

    Isn't qr// wonderful? Sure beats the odd things you can get when you pass regexes around as strings. I just wish lots of old modules would go back and get rid of the idea of treating a string delimited with slashes as a regex and a string without slashes as a literal. Now that we have compiled regexes, that's obsolete.

    Of course, I was never one for backward compatibility.

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers