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Feature #9253

Regexp named match and case statement

Added by oelmekki (Olivier El Mekki) over 6 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Open
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Target version:
-
[ruby-core:59139]

Description

Hello,

I've notice there's no mean to use captured named matches with case
statement :

> a, b = "foo bar", nil
=> ["foo bar", nil]

>   case a
>     when /foo (?<b>bar)/ then p b
>   end
nil

This is not critical, because we can use $1, $2 and friends in place, but it
certainly would be nice and less surprising if it worked.

NB : btw, the link "How to report" [1] from tracker home page [2] is a 404.

[1] https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/projects/ruby/wiki/HowtoReport
[2] https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/

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