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Re: [ID 19991116.002] perl5.005_02: my_setenv() and Term::ReadLine::Gnu

Tom Christiansen
November 19, 1999 09:55
Re: [ID 19991116.002] perl5.005_02: my_setenv() and Term::ReadLine::Gnu
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>Yes.  You cannot in Perl, since only 60% or so of operations are

You keep saying that.  Please back it up with exact cites.  It sounds
completely terrible.  

(if you omit those things which are documented hopelessly
>wrong :-().  

I for one am sick and tired of listening to you cast aspersions on the
documentation without lifting a finger to even IDENTIFY the issues you're
dreaming up, let alone offering a patch.

>Did you ever use
>  $a = $b + $c;

Why yes.  I did.  Assuming unoverloaded and numeric operands, I expect
that it will conform to C's well-defined notions on integer and real
arithmetic as respectively applicable.  I understand that you don't
care for this, and have been trying to change it, but that's certainly
my expectation.

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