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Re: Name Space

by robsv (Curate)
on Feb 06, 2002 at 19:53 UTC ( #143672=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Name Space

$nick = lc(substr($first,0,3) . substr($last,0,2));
"Rob Svirskas" (my real name) was transformed to "robsv" to make a username on the first multi-user computer I had an account on - the mighty VAX 11/750 (which ran at a smokin' 6 MHz). I've stuck with that name ever since.

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[1nickt]: kgb not quite as simple as ... and ...; are interchangeable. There are edge cases, shown in perlsyn.
[1nickt]: Hm well actually I guess it's not the trailing semi-colon that's at issue there, it's disambiguation between the ellipsis and the binary flip-flop
[1nickt]: Although the example given does not produce an error as stated, on my perl.

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