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Re: Why use strict is good, and barewords are bad

by 5mi11er (Deacon)
on Apr 21, 2005 at 16:31 UTC ( #450091=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why use strict is good, and barewords are bad

Because one of those is a reserved word...
oct interprets $_ as an octal string and returns the equivalent decimal value
(roughly quoted from the Programming Perl book)

-Scott

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