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Author: lwall
Date: 2009-07-25 20:09:00 +0200 (Sat, 25 Jul 2009)
New Revision: 27726

Modified:
docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod
Log:
[S05] permanently reserve ; within regex as indicating missing terminator


Modified: docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod
===================================================================
--- docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod 2009-07-25 17:17:54 UTC (rev 27725)
+++ docs/Perl6/Spec/S05-regex.pod 2009-07-25 18:09:00 UTC (rev 27726)
@@ -16,8 +16,8 @@

Created: 24 Jun 2002

- Last Modified: 30 May 2009
- Version: 99
+ Last Modified: 25 Jul 2009
+ Version: 100

This document summarizes Apocalypse 5, which is about the new regex
syntax. We now try to call them I<regex> rather than "regular
@@ -133,6 +133,10 @@
indicating that you either need to quote the sequence or define a new
operator to recognize it.

+The semicolon character is specifically reserved as non-meaningful
+metacharacter; if an unquoted semicolon is seen, the compiler will
+complain that the regex is missing its terminator.
+
=head1 Modifiers

=over

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