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Re: Re: Regular Expressions: Call for Examples

by footpad (Monsignor)
on Jul 23, 2002 at 22:11 UTC ( #184626=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Regular Expressions: Call for Examples
in thread Regular Expressions: Call for Examples

Do you mean this one?

$Old_MacDonald = q#print #; $had_a_farm = (q-q:Just another Perl hacker,:-); s/^/q[Sing it, boys and girls...],$Old_MacDonald.$had_a_farm/eieio;

As far as I can tell, the first (currently) recorded appearance of this can be found on this announcement regarding what I presume is the first edition of a certain book in most of our collections.

(Note: I've written as three lines because the two-line version wrapped oddly.)

--f


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