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Re: poll ideas quest 2011

by SuicideJunkie (Vicar)
on Apr 11, 2011 at 21:01 UTC ( #898783=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to poll ideas quest 2011

The best simile for doing X "without using modules" is:
  • like searching for your keys "without using eyes"
  • like doing your shopping "without using money"
  • like driving into town "without using the gas pedal"
  • like unlocking a cell door "without using the key"
  • like consuming a meal "without using your mouth"
  • like shooting yourself in the foot "without using a gun"

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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2011
by ambrus (Abbot) on May 05, 2011 at 12:14 UTC
    • Removing a screw without a matching screwdriver
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2011
by gokuraku (Monk) on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:32 UTC
    like posting a question "without doing the research"

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[shmem]: Discipulus: the <<>> operator is quite new, it is in perl5.24 for instance
[Discipulus]: ah! thanks shmem it works in strawberry 5.24
[shmem]: ah. Introduced in 5.22.0, see perl5220delta
[Discipulus]: if so the previous error is a bit misleading, anyway
[shmem]: well, previous to that << was always treated as the left-shift operator
[Eily]: or the here-doc operator
[Eily]: which is actually how it is parsed in this case
[shmem]: older versions of perl can't guess that "use of <<>> may be implemented someday" :D
Discipulus how much wise my brothers are? ;=)

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