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From:
Georg Moritz
Date:
November 29, 2007 08:21
Subject:
Re: The "flaming X-wing" secret operator (moon 2)
Message ID:
Pine.LNX.4.64L.0711291714340.26576@elwood.think
From the keyboard of yanick@babyl.dyndns.org [29.11.07,11:11]:

> On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 10:00:19AM +0100, Philippe Bruhat (BooK) wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 07:22:54PM -0500, Yanick Champoux wrote:
> > > 	Somehow, I think Philippe knew that. ;-)
> > 
> > Even better, I knew I didn't need them.
> 
> 	I knew you knew. :-) I was more saying "Philippe knows that 
> it's not really one operator but a bag o' various stuff (as the 
> parenthesizing shows)". 
> 
> > Do you think I would have submitted a starfighter that looked like this?
> > 
> >     =(<>=~)
> 
> 	Only if you would have called it "Tie Bomber with a sidecar".
> 
> > > 	So we had the spaceship operator, and now the flaming x-wing... Hmmm... 
> > > I'm beginning to suspect that the '@' sigil doesn't stand for a moon, after 
> > > all...
> > 
> > That's no moon! It's a space station.
> 
> 	Heh. That's the quote I had in mind too. But now that a Space
> 1999 reference has been made, I'm desperatly trying to come up with 
> an Eagle operator.  Alas, so far the best I can find is 
> 
> 	$wooooosh =~ mm==mo
> 
> which is pretty sad. :-/

Similar to the winged moon - an "operator" (token?) which scares
the hell out of the remainder of a list:

    ^@^

qwurx [shmem] ~ > perl -le 'print "foo","bar", ^@^ ,"we are","gone..."'
foobar

;~)

0--gg-

-- 
_($_=" "x(1<<5)."?\n".q·/)Oo.  G°\        /
                              /\_¯/(q    /
----------------------------  \__(m.====·.(_("always off the crowd"))."·
");sub _{s,/,($e="'Itrs `mnsgdq Gdbj O`qkdq")=~y/"-y/#-z/;$e,e && print}
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