multiple named captures in map regex

Francis Daly francis at
Tue Mar 29 15:18:00 UTC 2016

On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 11:30:32PM -0400, Cole Tierney wrote:

Hi there,

> Is it possible to have more than one named capture in a map regex?

In a map regex, yes.

In a "value" part of a map, no. says

The resulting value can be a string or another variable

> When I try the following in a map:
> ~^/(?<a>.)(?<b>.) $a$b;

You can use $a and $b outside the map; but where you have "$a$b", you
must instead have exactly one string or one variable.

Francis Daly        francis at

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