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Re^3: "Safe" print? (perldelta)by LanX (Chancellor)
|on May 14, 2013 at 15:20 UTC||Need Help??|
> ... noting that the "//" operator is, IIRC, a relatively recent addition to the language.
Googling perldelta defined-or quickly leads to http://perldoc.perl.org/5.10.0/perldelta.html#Defined-or-operator
(update: Perl 5.10.0 released Dec 2007)
So even if you ignore ambrus' use 5.010 there is no need to "IIRC" instead of checking!
> See perldoc perlop on your system; look for the heading “C-style Logical Defined-Or.”
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