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in reply to Re: Two-arg open() considered dangerous
in thread Two-arg open() considered dangerous

Japhy, you've fallen into the whitespace trap! How does "< $f" help you if $f starts with a space?

If two-arg open() can mislead as esteemed a monk as japhy, surely we should urge less experienced monks to steer clear of it.

    -- Chip Salzenberg, Free-Floating Agent of Chaos