takes a pattern
(more or less a regular expression,
though there are special cases you might want to read up on), not a
static string to separate chunks in the input string, and
it happens that the '+' character is special, so you just need
to escape it like so:
@array = split '\+', 'abc+def';
By the way, you might want to provide the actual error message
in future if you need assistance, as "chucking a spazz" covers
a lot of bases!
I'd like to be able to assign to an luser
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