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Re^4: Etymology of chomp?

by chacham (Priest)
on Feb 26, 2012 at 15:51 UTC ( #956277=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Etymology of chomp?
in thread Etymology of chomp?

Actually, chomp, by default, removes a newline. Which is actually ^J, not ^M. ^M is a carriage return

Excellent point. But chojp doesn't sound like Larry's native tongue. And there that little known factual fauxism that Larry originally wrote perl for the typewriter.


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