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Re^2: Golf: ROT-n

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Nov 09, 2004 at 20:50 UTC ( #406494=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Golf: ROT-n
in thread Golf: ROT-n

perl -we" $_=pop;y/a-z/b-za/for$x(1..pop);print" syntax error at -e line 1, near "$x("

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Re^3: Golf: ROT-n
by borisz (Canon) on Nov 09, 2004 at 21:01 UTC
    I know, I asked what is wrong with that line?
    Boris

      The statement-modifier form of for/foreach doesn't allow you to specify a variable. You're forced to either use $_ or use the regular form with curlies. Sucks, don't it?

      "There is no shame in being self-taught, only in not trying to learn in the first place." -- Atrus, Myst: The Book of D'ni.

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