30 Jun 2000 30 Jun '00
confirmed. SRE implements $ exactly as described in the library reference, RE doesn't ;-)
All this is done to match what Perl does. :-(
guess we have to update the docs; I'll take care of that when I've recovered from all this...
sigh. with ~1000 patterns in my collection of test scripts, one could have hoped I'd seen it all. but that's a new one.
patch coming within 30 minutes (when will I ever sleep?)