in reply to (zdog) Re: Cheap obfu: or is it?
in thread Cheap obfu: or is it?

zdog++ for being able to find the node I could not come up with. Things are not what they seem like. is the node I based it on. When I saw that node, I kind of thought "yeah, that second line with the POD is cool, but a 'cut' would look much better." Then I remembered the whole thing of barewords being "allowed" in assignments.

So I built upon that and the reason you never see the output of print "Just Another Perl Hacker"; is because the actual POD doesn't start until the second occurence of '=cut', since the first is really an assignment to a variable! :)