On 10/20/05, Nate Wiger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> $1 is a prime example. $0 means the program name (all scopes). $1 is the
> first match.  It's been that way for a very, very, very long time, and
> it works just great. There is no *compelling* reason to change this,
> other than to satisfy a few people that think it "should be different".

Thank you for your complaints.  Now that we know that for a certain
portion of perl users, "Perl 5 works fantastic for 95% of the cases,"
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