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Re: Perl allows package names consisting entirely of colons

by blackle (Beadle)
on Nov 27, 2012 at 19:23 UTC ( #1005902=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl allows package names consisting entirely of colons

I know you could've done this with regular variables, but using pairs of colons to access the packages' $_s looks really funny:

perl -e '$::=$::::=($::==$::);map{$::::*=++$::;$::-=$::**--$::::>>$::}(++$::..++$::::**$::*$::);$::::+=$::*$::*$::+$::*$::*$::;$::::.=$::*$::::*++$::;@::::::=reverse($::::=~m/74|72|65|80/g);print map{chr}@::::::;print"\n"'

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