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RE: Apparel design entries

by Corion (Pope)
on Jun 13, 2000 at 01:01 UTC ( #17779=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to apparel design entries

#5 is the way to go (if there aren't any other entries still to come). I'd like maybe something even more obscure, but #5 combines simplicity and obscurity - a feature of Perl :).

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RE: RE: Apparel design entries
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 14, 2000 at 18:45 UTC
    A humble novice writes... Could one of the enlightened masters here please explain the pun in #5 ? I've never even had course to use $^ before. Is it a heresy that I had to look it up in the Gecko book, not having either Camel or Llama to hand ? -- or is that just on Slashdot ?

      A look into perlvar tells me that $^X is the name of the binary that the script was started from. Run this code to see it :

      perl -e 'print $^X'

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