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Re^2: Filehandles vs Uninitialized Values in pattern match

by Sidhekin (Priest)
on Nov 23, 2007 at 16:18 UTC ( #652602=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Filehandles vs Uninitialized Values in pattern match
in thread Filehandles vs Uninitialized Values in pattern match

'+<' is a better option

+< is another option, to be sure, but better? +>> states your intentions to read and append. +< leaves it open whether or not you intend to overwrite any of the original contents.

It would save you a seek, sure, but at a cost of clarity. TIMTOWTDI, indeed, but I think Flubb had the right idea.

print "Just another Perl ${\(trickster and hacker)},"
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