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20050202162005.74fc628b.cade@biscom.netOn Wed, 2 Feb 2005 12:33:35 +1100 (EST) Andrew Savige <ajsavige@yahoo.com.au> wrote: > Jos_ Castro wrote: > > Apart from the "secret eskimo greeting" and the "goatse operator", > > can anyone tell me about other "secret" operators? > > Let's not forget the Ton Hospel "high-precedence decrement" > operator ~- invented during a golf tournament (anyone remember > which one?). > > IIRC, Ton's ~- invention allows you to eliminate the parens in: > > $y = ($x-1)*4; > > by using instead: > > $y = ~-$x*4; > > saving a whopping two strokes. This trick should work on any > twos complement machine -- and I'm not aware of any perl running > on any non twos complement machine. will not work if $x < 0 > > /-\ > > > Find local movie times and trailers on Yahoo! Movies. > http://au.movies.yahoo.com > -- Vladi Belperchinov-Shabanski <cade@biscom.net> <cade@datamax.bg> Personal home page at http://cade.datamax.bg/ DataMax SA http://www.datamax.bg there is still one truth on which we can depend we've started something we can never endThread Previous | Thread Next

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