Originally Posted By: Wims
Hixxy's post is quite clear, \E isn't the same as \e in regex, $replace could return an invalid string
I think I worded my say in a confusing manner. I was asking for an explanation of why the the identifier $replace should be utilized in the regex pattern. Again, I'm not asking for an answer to the difference between $replace() and $replacecs(); I'm asking about the necessity behind it.