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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.
A Programming Language, 1962
Programming the 1900 series in COBOL, 1974
Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs, 1976
The C Programming Language, 1978
System V - Interface definition, 1986
Z80 Assembly Language Programming, 1979
TheSOURCE User's Manual, 1979
The C Primer, 1983
Interactive Fortran 77, A Hands on Approach, 1984
Perl.1 man page, 1991
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