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Re^3: Poor Perl Idioms Explained (except not really)

by QM (Parson)
on Oct 26, 2005 at 17:28 UTC ( #503118=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Poor Perl Idioms Explained (except not really)
in thread Perl Idioms Explained - $|++

Even more obvious:
$ perl -le '$| = 42; print $|;$|--;print $|' 1 0
So $|++ always sets it to true, and $|-- toggles it. Useful to know, but not obvious, and not consistent. But then DWIMmery is not necessarily consistent.

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