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John Douglas Porter
Date:
April 3, 2012 04:55
Subject:
Re: Secret operators: the documentation
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Philippe Bruhat (BooK) <philippe.bruhat@free.fr> wrote:
> Andrew Savige wrote:
> > 
> > I wonder if --$| and $|--, ... described
> > by japhy as "the magical flip flop variable"
> > qualifies as a secret operator?
> 
> My rule has been to keep
> only the well-known operators, or the ones that had a
> nickname that
> corresponded to their looks, not their function.
> 
> Under that rulle, the magical flip-flop wouldn't have fit.

Not to mention the fact that it's not an operator. :-)

-- 
john "many jars" porter


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