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in thread variable mystery

To: Ikegami & Oko1, I'm not sure why you couldn't run the code

heh? I showed it does run in 5.10. my $_ is a feature introduced in 5.10.

I can't find the -le 'switch' Ikegami typed,

-l sets $\ to "\n".
-e causes the following value to be treated as a Perl code to execute.
See perlrun

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Re^4: variable mystery
by jeah (Novice) on Nov 30, 2008 at 02:29 UTC
    Thanks very much for clarifications, everyone. Perl's magical but I need much practice, ugh. :)