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Re^3: Using a filehandle tucked into an array

by johngg (Abbot)
on Dec 30, 2006 at 22:42 UTC ( #592371=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Using a filehandle tucked into an array
in thread Using a filehandle tucked into an array

My background is *nix, specifically SunOS/Solaris, and I had been quite happy using normal quoted strings for years. Then I installed Active Perl on a PC at home but really struggled to write one-liners because of the quoting conventions on MS Windows. When I found out about q{...} and qq{...} and applied them in one-liners they made life easy again. I have now got into the habit of using them all the time so that I don't have to make adjustments when I move between systems.

That's the only reason really. They involve a little more typing and they are not as familiar to most as quoted strings but, for me, they are more convenient.



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