jesuashok has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi all Gr8 People,


I saw a above line in one of perl source code which is Very new to me since I am working in Perl only in Unix and linux.

what does that line mean ?
what does it day to perl interpreter ?
Is the above line specific to any Os dependant ?

Please provide me your Valuable points which will help me and others a lot.

"Keep pouring your ideas"

2006-01-09 Retitled by broquaint, as per Monastery guidelines
Original title: 'Perl Interpration'

2006-01-10 Edited by planetscape - fixed formatting/markup