Thank you very much for the detailed explanation haukex. It is very complete.
To answer some of your other questions I am referring to 2nd Edition (1999) of Camel book. The example on p.76 is in the explanation of tr
, not in the explanation of eval
. the literal text from that page is : eval "tr/$oldlist/$newlist/"; die $@ if $@;
I knew that perl had progressed some since 1999 but it did not occur to me that there would of course be further editions of the Camel book.
Thanks again. pgmer6809
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