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Re: use octets; and "escaping the piranha's"

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February 10, 2000 23:44
Re: use octets; and "escaping the piranha's"
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Larry Wall <> wrote:
>I could have sworn we deprecated the ' delimiter, but maybe only in the
>docs.  It would appear that -w doesn't elicit a warning.  I suspect it
>oughta, these days.  Cute package names like Santa's::Helpers

' seems to work just fine :(.

Even if it can't be deprecated in general, I'd like to see this

perl -we "print that's => ' all folks'"
that::s all folks

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