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Death to Dot Star!
Great commentary.Before I purchased the Owl book I was guilty of using the dot/star notation too. oops. Kudos to you for bringing it up here.
Toadi yes, you can often get this information from Perlman, and the Perldocs, but to see it here will make more people think about it twice before they use it.
I make decisions, and my brain carries them out
My brain makes the decisions, and I observe them (if I'm lucky)
I make some decisions, and my brain makes others
My spouse makes decisions and I and my brain carry them out
I wrote a program to relieve me and my brain from the burden of decision-making
The black-helicopter people project the decisions into my brain and then I do as ordered
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