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romandas's scratchpad

by romandas (Pilgrim)
on Jun 02, 2004 at 17:23 UTC ( [id://359582] : scratchpad . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

if($data !~ /^[\ -\~\007\012\015\035\036\037]*$/) { $data =~ tr/[\ -\~\007\012\015\035\036\037]/ /cs; }
I expect this to change everything except those characters in the regex into spaces, but $data contains letters, numbers, and a few other characters after this block of code. I don't understand why.