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Bug: Empty string is a valid variable name

You can "Set" an empty string, and then use the value:

   * Set  = EMPTY
  • Set = EMPTY

The answer is trivial; there's an RE in Prefs.pm, in parseText, that has a * where it should have a +.

Or you can take my PrefsPmPerformanceFixes patch.

of course this may be desired (though undocumented) behaviour; if so, I need to change the patch.

-- CrawfordCurrie - 09 Sep 2004

The PrefsPmPerformanceFixes patch was accepted on 28 Sep 2004.

-- PeterThoeny - 21 Oct 2004

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