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Re^3: "Secret" operators

by mauke (Novice)
on Jan 29, 2005 at 15:54 UTC ( #426236=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: "Secret" operators
in thread "Secret" operators

That's the <> operator. =$something= isn't a simple scalar, so it's equivalent to glob("=$something="). On the other hand, <$something> means readline($something). (For special weirdness, <$ something> is the same as glob($something).)

See glob, readline and I/O Operators in perlop for details.

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