Or the semi-obfuscated version: as long as you
just emptied out $/, why not use it? :)
$/ .= $_ while <STDIN>;
P.S. In general, you want to make changes to global
variables a temporary condition, as in merlyn's
do loop above, and the more general form:
local $/; ## This is already undef, no need to set it
## Read in the file, etc...
## $/ is now back where it was
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