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Re: [ID 19991119.003] chomp() can be confusing

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Tom Christiansen
November 19, 1999 07:50
Re: [ID 19991119.003] chomp() can be confusing
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>When I said, "I talked to" I meant that.  I don't need the pointer - I know
>how to handle it.  But I wind up answering questions from people who do
>not.  In my experience most of them use chomp() so the confusion is
>preventable.  (After all you expect chomp() to get rid of line endings,

I expect chomp() to remove one and only one terminating instance of the
precise string to which $/ has been set; no more, no less.  What were
you expecting?


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