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in reply to Re^2: Perl oddities
in thread Perl oddities

merlyn,
You can't make core Perl do this

To the letter of the law, that's true. In spirit though, select(undef, undef, undef, 2.5); is usually close enough. It would be nice if you didn't have to use something so ugly with core Perl though.

Cheers - L~R