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Martin McCormick
March 28, 2023 21:01
Re: A Regular Expression Problem in Perl 5.28
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Uri Guttman <> writes:
> why are you escaping the {}?? those are meta chars that are needed to make
> that a 5+ range. just delete the backslashes on them and it will work.

	First, thank you but read on, please.
	I couldn't agree more.  That should do it but when I
don't escape them, I get:

Nested quantifiers in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m//^\d+{ <-- HERE 3,}// at ./regex line 10.

I thought it was odd at the time because old code snippets I have
here plus examples I read on line all show un escaped meta characters.


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