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Re^2: Mystery! Logical explanation or just Satan's work?
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FWIW, perlpacktut sections
How to Eat an Egg on a Net,
and String Lengths, Counting Repetitions, address this scenario
Well kinda. But notes like this just confuse things. It seems to suggest the opposite of reality.
Note that this is one of the rare cases where you cannot use the same template for pack and unpack because pack can't determine a repeat count for a () -group.
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By rote learning.
Via Genetic memory.
It's provided by my firmware.
I just remember them.
Thirty days hath September
My computer gets it right, usually.
I just ask someone else.
Someone punches me on the first of the month.
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