[Wellington-pm] I must be stupid...

Gaurav Vaidya gaurav at ggvaidya.com
Tue May 5 04:03:11 PDT 2009

Hi Andrew,

2009/5/5 Andrew McMillan <andrew at morphoss.com>:
> Can someone please explain to me why I get a difference between these:
>  $text =~ s/\s+/ /s;
> vs.
>  $text = join( ' ', split( /\s+/s, $text) );

I think it's the 'g': s/\s+/ /s will only replace the first continuous
sequence of whitespace with a single space. If you want to replace all
the spaces, you want s/\s+/ /sg.

Also: hello from Singapore!


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