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Re^3: meaning of =()=

by merlyn (Sage)
on Jan 05, 2010 at 03:03 UTC ( #815677=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: meaning of =()=
in thread meaning of =()=

When I invented @{[]}, I neglected to give it a name. Maybe I should have asked Heidi (Larry Wall's daughter), like I did to come up with <=> as "spaceship", which has apparently stuck (having been even in the text of an error message for a while).

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.

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Re^4: meaning of =()=
by Gavin (Chancellor) on Jan 05, 2010 at 11:39 UTC
    What about the "Saturn" operator looks very much like it in some images.
      Nice idea, I like Saturn... 8)

      What about propeller?

      Cheers Rolf

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