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Regexp::Common::whitespace

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3pm)

Updated: 2013-03-08

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NAME

Regexp::Common::whitespace -- provides a regex for leading or trailing whitescape

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

Please consult the manual of Regexp::Common for a general description of the works of this interface.

Do not use this module directly, but load it via Regexp::Common.

$RE{ws}{crop}

Returns a pattern that identifies leading or trailing whitespace.

For example:

The call:

is optimized (but probably still slower than doing the s///g explicitly).

This pattern does not capture under .

SEE ALSO

Regexp::Common for a general description of how to use this interface.

AUTHOR

Damian Conway ([email protected])

MAINTAINANCE

This package is maintained by Abigail ([email protected]).

BUGS AND IRRITATIONS

Bound to be plenty.

For a start, there are many common regexes missing. Send them in to [email protected].

LICENSE and COPYRIGHT

This software is Copyright (c) 2001 - 2009, Damian Conway and Abigail.

This module is free software, and maybe used under any of the following licenses:


Index

NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

$RE{ws}{crop}

SEE ALSO

AUTHOR

MAINTAINANCE

BUGS AND IRRITATIONS

LICENSE and COPYRIGHT