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Re^4: Regular expression help: why does this not match?by Hofmator (Curate)
|on Jan 19, 2007 at 08:01 UTC ( #595417=note: print w/replies, xml )||Need Help??|
Without the grouping there will be strange things happening ;-). Apart from that, depending on the situation, you might want to replace $ at the end of the regex with \z depending on whether you want to allow newlines behind the valid items (your solution) or not (\z).
Update: To see the strange things happening, try
and all of the inputs will produce okay.
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