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Re: Perl treats period as space in string

by GrandFather (Saint)
on Jul 20, 2021 at 20:59 UTC ( #11135234=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl treats period as space in string

The '.' is matching any non-newline character which is what it does in a regular expression when it hasn't been quoted. See Perl regular expression metacharacters.

Optimising for fewest key strokes only makes sense transmitting to Pluto or beyond
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