in reply to Re^4: Rakudo Perl 6 and MoarVM Performance Advances
in thread Rakudo Perl 6 and MoarVM Performance Advances
They are not quite equivalent. say $0 actually dumps the whole match tree of that capture (something that doesn't even exist in Perl 5), it just happens to be a single string in this case. Still the code that is behind it is must consider the general case.
It shouldn't make such a big difference, though.
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