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in reply to RE: Perl and Python
in thread Perl and Python

Larry said this on the perl6-language list today, I thought it was relevant to what you just said.

At the moment, I'm not only trying to follow along here; I'm also reading all the books on computer languaes[sic] I can get my hands on--not just to look for ideas to steal, but also to remind myself of the mindset Perl was designed to escape.

local $_ = "0A72656B636148206C72655020726568746F6E41207473754A"; while(s/..$//) { print chr(hex($&)) }