Hi --

On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> sub/gsub
>
>  (a) prohibit string pattern
>  (b) string patterns as strings, without converting into regex.
>
> split
>
>  (c) prohibit string pattern longer than 1.

Why the one-character exception?  I'm still not getting that.

>  (d) string patterns as strings, without converting into regex.
>
> The meaningful consistent combination must be a-c and b-d.  Which do
> you prefer?

I prefer b-d.


David

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