in reply to recursive self modifying eval japh

I only sort of understand this code. Ok, I don't even come close... I get the first step, that you are seting the $_ var to this scalar, and then calling eval on it. Ok, but I don't understand the scalar, I see the two line break concatenations, but I don't see how you can have a close parens without an open parens. I suppose this is why we call it obfuscated, but I would very much appreciate it if some one could offer some clarification, as I think it might be useful to me. Thanks.

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RE: RE: recursive self modifying eval japh
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 26, 2000 at 17:36 UTC
    I don't see a closing parens - I just see some very tricky matching delimeters *smirks* I hope this hint will lead you into the right direction.