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Perl doesn't DWIM in:
sleep 2.5;
But see:
use Time::HiRes qw(sleep); ... sleep 2.5;
You can't make core Perl do this, because the number of systems on which this worked was once miniscule compared to the number of systems on which it could never work.

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In reply to Re^2: Perl oddities by merlyn
in thread Perl oddities by brian_d_foy

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