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Re: The Marcel Perl Questionnaire

by japhy (Canon)
on Feb 23, 2001 at 23:16 UTC ( #60537=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to The Marcel Perl Questionnaire

Here are my responses.
Favorite Perl Instruction map() Oh, vestiges of LISP.
Least Favorite Instruction vec() Perl and Bit Vectors. Ugh.
Favorite Looping Mechanism naked blocks and redo Heheheh... "naked"
Least Favorite Looping Mechanism while () That makes no sense to me. if () is a syntax error, and why should an empty condition be true?
Favorite Module YAPE::Regex The OGRE will pound me to death if I say otherwise.
Least Favorite Module less It doesn't do anything.
Favorite Special Variable $| True booleans rock!
Least Favorite Special Variable $* That is like, so retro
Favorite variable type hash So malleable
Favorite Command Line Switch -v perl -venereal disease
Least Favorite Command Line Switch -U "Screw taint chec--"
Favorite Pragma less use less anxiety;
Favorite Regexp Modifier /sexgismo What's not to love?
Favorite Regexp Metachar \z So tiny, yet so absolute.
Favorite Descriptive Variable Name $q It's the CGI object variable.
Favorite HERE Doc delimiter "END" Well, duh.
Favorite Filehandle 0 Out of body experiences rock.

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