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Mystery! Logical explanation or just Satan's work?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Aug 16, 2012 at 15:04 UTC||Need Help??|
BrowserUk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
In a recent post I described a method I discovered for packing hashes and arrays. As part of the description, I typed a few examples into my REPL and pasted the output in the post; 10 lines of sample code being worth a 1000 words of verbiage.
But I just realised that I made a typo. Instead of using a template of n/(n/a*)*, I accidentally omitted the final *. But the mystery is, it still worked:
Is there a logical explanation, or are the last 3 digits of the id of the above linked node somehow responsible :)
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