[Israel.pm] What is happening here (or -why) ?

Yossi Itzkovich Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com
Mon Jun 7 04:42:26 PDT 2010

From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On Behalf Of Yuval Kogman
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 1:04 PM
To: Perl in Israel
Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] What is happening here (or -why) ?

On 7 June 2010 11:44, Yossi Itzkovich <Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com<mailto:Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com>> wrote:
When I give the input:  "$input"  (without the quotes) it finds nothing.
$ is matched as the end of line assertion.

Does it means there are two passes on the reg ex: one that  interpolates the dollar as a scalar, and the second that treats it as a regex metacharacter ?

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