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Bug in ReplaceAll and ReplaceRepeated?


Sqrt[(X + Y + Z)^2] //. {Z -> 2, (a_ + b_)^c_ :> Expand[(a + b)^c]}

don't replace Z with 2. If I remove c in right hand side of second rule,
works as expected. 

is the following behaviour bug or the feature?
In applies both to 4.1, and 5.0.

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