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Re: Friday Code Quiz

by ChOas (Curate)
on Sep 21, 2001 at 15:23 UTC ( #113850=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Friday Code Quiz

Okay, a shot at it: it won`t be 1,2, as it`s not quoted;
It won`t be the last element of the a list as it`s not bracketed (sp.?) as a list;

Idea: Perl tries to parse 1,2 into a scalar, fails at the comma,
does the best to do the thing that seems logical and parses it as
$i=1,(as an int) truncating the ,2 to the semi-colon...
and skipping to the next instruction

But then again.. I should read a lot on the Perl parser...

GreetZ!,
    ChOas

print "profeth still\n" if /bird|devil/;

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[marto]: hmm, there are several universities and colleges handy that I'd have thought would offer such services, given this is out of term time, I've no experience of paying for venues :)
[LanX]: OK ...
[LanX]: I have no idea how Mark scouted, giving that he lives in London ... but I think he mentioned his wife being Scottish
[marto]: ah, so this is payback :P
[LanX]: problem with booking venues is that you only know the number of participants a week in advance. ..
[marto]: I guess most cities have areas similar to this, I tend not to mind personally, but would not go out of my way to head down that way
[marto]: it'll probably be fine.
[marto]: LanX: I appreciate that, it's honestly a difficult thing, a fine balance

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