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revision 182 by ph10, Wed Jun 13 15:09:54 2007 UTC revision 211 by ph10, Thu Aug 9 09:52:43 2007 UTC
# Line 95  strings when part of a pattern is repeat Line 95  strings when part of a pattern is repeat
95  the pattern /^(a(b)?)+$/ in Perl leaves $2 unset, but in PCRE it is set to "b".  the pattern /^(a(b)?)+$/ in Perl leaves $2 unset, but in PCRE it is set to "b".
96  </P>  </P>
97  <P>  <P>
98  11. PCRE provides some extensions to the Perl regular expression facilities.  11. PCRE does support Perl 5.10's backtracking verbs (*ACCEPT), (*FAIL), (*F),
99    (*COMMIT), (*PRUNE), (*SKIP), and (*THEN), but only in the forms without an
100    argument. PCRE does not support (*MARK). If (*ACCEPT) is within capturing
101    parentheses, PCRE does not set that capture group; this is different to Perl.
102    </P>
103    <P>
104    12. PCRE provides some extensions to the Perl regular expression facilities.
105  Perl 5.10 will include new features that are not in earlier versions, some of  Perl 5.10 will include new features that are not in earlier versions, some of
106  which (such as named parentheses) have been in PCRE for some time. This list is  which (such as named parentheses) have been in PCRE for some time. This list is
107  with respect to Perl 5.10:  with respect to Perl 5.10:
# Line 156  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England. Line 162  Cambridge CB2 3QH, England.
162  REVISION  REVISION
163  </b><br>  </b><br>
164  <P>  <P>
165  Last updated: 13 June 2007  Last updated: 08 August 2007
166  <br>  <br>
167  Copyright &copy; 1997-2007 University of Cambridge.  Copyright &copy; 1997-2007 University of Cambridge.
168  <br>  <br>

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