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Re: Range operator weirdness?

by lzcd (Pilgrim)
on Feb 28, 2002 at 21:23 UTC ( #148381=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Range operator weirdness?

Maybe I'm missing something here but all of this leaves me just asking one question:

Why would anybody use "1" ... "0" over "1" ... "9" if they both give the same result?

Outside of it's confusing nature, is there a benifit in this idiom that I'm missing?

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[Corion]: Whooops - I misread and miuxed Ubuntu and the ActiveState Perl question. Sorry!
[Corion]: Discipulus: Hurr - I'd use the command line, as always
[Discipulus]: my last linux experience was with redhad 5.6 and occasionally with partedmagic.. i need to relearn everything.. :=(

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