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Re^2: Subtle omission in perlop?

by duff (Vicar)
on Aug 30, 2005 at 17:53 UTC ( #487878=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Subtle omission in perlop?
in thread Subtle omission in perlop?

No, what that paragraph is meant to mean is that angle-brackets are a double-quote context. I.e., just as variables are interpolated in double quotes, so shall they be interpolated in angle brackets (except for the case of <$foo> which is always interpretted as a readline() on the $foo filehandle)

In fact, I don't know why the docs don't say these very words.

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