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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: mod_substitute docs
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2008 14:09:29 GMT

On Feb 14, 2008, at 09:07, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> It's not even just that "there is a second substitution" but rather
> that the pattern/regex being looked for could possibly be the
> result of a previous substition.
>
> If you have to subs like
>
>      s/foo/bar/
>      s/plum/apple/
>
> there is no way one could affect the other (or depend
> on the other) so flattening is not required.

Yes, I understand that, but I figured it would probably take longer  
to determine, on an arbitrary case, whether there was such an  
overlap, than to perform the flattening.

--
"She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable  
substitute for wit."
W. Somerset Maugham



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