SPUG: intrigued by obfuscation
tcaine at cac.washington.edu
Thu Jul 21 18:26:32 PDT 2005
($ ,, $ ") is a list containing $, and $", the output field separator and
the list seperator, respectively. The ;;'s are just extra line
termination characters and can be removed to still produce "shazam". The
last ";;" is a scalar being used in void context.
On Thu, 21 Jul 2005, mike wrote:
> somebody's profile in the kwiki ya'll use had this on the signature:
> box% perl -e '( $ ,, $ ")=("a".."z")[0,-1]; print "sh", $ ","m\n";;";;"'
> While I'm not all that new to perl , I am not familiar with these ,,'s
> and ;;'s .
> Could someone point me to some proper documentation?
> perldoc perlop only had .., which I already use frequently
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