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

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Tom Christiansen
November 19, 1999 10:13
Re: [ID 19991116.002] perl5.005_02: my_setenv() and Term::ReadLine::Gnu
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>>Please contribute.

>Are you infering that I do not?  

I infer nothing, and as to what I imply, I prefer not to do that
when a simple statement will suffice.  As to what you might be
inferring, I can hardly control or anticipate that.

I shall state it again plainly: At a bare minimum, stop insulting us by
saying Perl isn't a programming language, or that its documentation 
is a full of dung.  Instead, be silent on the former matter and 
offer patches on the second one.

>And please explain how printf(3)
>relates to Perl.

I believe that following in your footsteps, the expected response 
is "If you don't know, then I'm not going to bother to tell you."
If it's good enough for you to pitch at others, I do hope you
don't mind receiving it.   

Oh.  You do mind?  I don't blame you.  So do the rest of us.
Perhaps you'd like to stop that crap, too.

well.  The answer is that Perl's printf function is directly descended
from C's function by the same name, and whensoever this should not prove
onerous, behaviours should follow accordingly.


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