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...and must still reread the manpage of open when i want to read a file.

When a language is large enough that man pages need re-reading, you know it's either a convoluted language, or a really good one.

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Re^3: In order to be able to say "I know Perl", you must have:
by afoken (Canon) on Nov 11, 2017 at 20:54 UTC
    When a language is large enough that man pages need re-reading, you know it's either a convoluted language, or a really good one.

    Well, it could be worse. The man page could start with "how to read this man page": https://xkcd.com/1343/, sudoers.

    Alexander

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    Today I will gladly share my knowledge and experience, for there are no sweeter words than "I told you so". ;-)

      Well, i never meta manpage that....