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Re: Pattern replacement inconsistency


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Pattern replacement inconsistency
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 09:23:21 -0400
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Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
> Anchored pattern matches that specify removing or replacing each match
> don't make sense.  The combination is meaningless.

It seems meaningful to me, but since only one occurrence could match
an anchored pattern, "every match" just means the same thing as "the
first match".


paul




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