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Re^2: Why don't file handles have sigils?

by 1s44c (Scribe)
on Jul 08, 2014 at 23:54 UTC ( [id://1092817] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Why don't file handles have sigils?
in thread Why don't file handles have sigils?

Things would be much easier, if only things worked the way I thought ... but then they'd be something else ; perl should really work the way I think, I shouldn't have to learn how it works

That's really not what I meant. I meant "why is it like that, is there some reason I don't know about?"

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Re^3: Why don't file handles have sigils?
by Anonymous Monk on Jul 09, 2014 at 01:48 UTC
      Q: Why did the chicken cross the road?

      A: To show the armadillo it could be done.

      You must always remember that the primary goal is to drain the swamp even when you are hip-deep in alligators.
      Intermediate Perl 2012 Page 116 -- "We'd have a much easier time if filehandles had sigils!"