On topic: The Wednesday Challenge

Benjamin Smith bsmith at cabbage.org.uk
Wed Aug 15 16:44:47 BST 2007

On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 04:09:26PM +0100, Aidan Samuel wrote:
> What's all this $/=\1 jazz? I've only seen \1 used in old regexes.

This isn't inside a regexp.  \ is doing what it normally does as an
operator: make a reference.

Benjamin Smith <bsmith at cabbage.org.uk>

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