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Re: Why does this code quit?

by adamsj (Hermit)
on Feb 01, 2002 at 08:12 UTC ( #142632=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Why does this code quit?

You also have an unpleasant surprise waiting in this line here

$perbus =~ tr/A-Za-z/a-z/ ;

which is not going to do what you think it will. See perlop for more guidance.


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Re: Re: Why does this code quit?
by tachyon (Chancellor) on Feb 01, 2002 at 13:56 UTC

    GOOD Point! or was that good pzzzz! The lc lower case function is a shorter faster way to do it than tr/A-Za-z/a-za-z/ which is redundant as you only require tr/A-Z/a-z/ to do the same as lc cheers



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