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Jeff Yoak
February 1, 2005 10:03
Re: "Secret" operators
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On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 03:49, José Castro wrote:
> Hi, guys.
> Apart from the "secret eskimo greeting" and the "goatse operator", can
> anyone tell me about other "secret" operators?
> Examples:
> eskimo:   }{
> goatse:   =()=
> eskimo usage:   perl -ne '}{print $.'

This is wonderfully deranged.  I haven't seen it before, but it was
immediately clear what it does.

> goatse usage:   perl -e '$_="zbrughau";$b=()=/u/g;print $b'

This is probably even more wonderfully deranged as it *isn't* clear what
it does, even after running it.  Can you explain this one?  And also,
what does the name "goatse" mean?


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