Did you run a diff and benchmark them? Sort of strange one line question. I
doubt you'll get a real world response. For the end user that is effective
with regexes (old school UNIX on every platform systems programmer) the
answer would be yes. For the rest of them let them eat cake since the cake
is a lie!


On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 8:39 AM, gvim <gvimrc / gmail.com> wrote:

> Are Ruby regexes in 2.1 equivalent in power to those in Perl 5.18?
>
> gvim
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