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Re: Out of Office AutoReply: (and some POD nits.)

From:
simon
Date:
April 18, 2000 06:38
Subject:
Re: Out of Office AutoReply: (and some POD nits.)
Message ID:
slrn8fop8s.n7r.simon@justanother.perlhacker.org
Redford, John (lists.p5p):
> I'm sure that this guy would love to not be sending you these
> messages, but he likely has a work obligation to set up the auto-reply
> for his co-workers benefit.

Yes, I have to do this. It's hellish. But I make sure I temporarily
unsubscribe from the lists I'm on at work, in an attempt to ensure I'm
not a pain in the Net.

>And what more can you want.. the guy lists his name and several phone
>numbers.
>> If you have PIM or PDM related issues in my absense, please contact Jean
>> Smith (577-3133) or Jacque Donahue (577-3823).  If you have SolidDesigner
>> Desktop issues, please contact Greg Gonzales at 577-4180.

So, is Perl PIM, PDM or SDD related? You want to kill the thread - YOU
call him. Not all the Internet lives in America, despite popular belief.

Of course, if you're interested, I wrote this great mail filtering
module... :)

Anyway, less moaning, more of this sort of thing:

--- perlop.pod~	Tue Apr 18 22:34:12 2000
+++ perlop.pod	Tue Apr 18 22:34:29 2000
@@ -1731,7 +1731,7 @@
 starting a new list.  All values must be read before it will start
 over.  In list context, this isn't important because you automatically
 get them all anyway.  However, in scalar context the operator returns
-the next value each time it's called, or C
+the next value each time it's called, or C<undef> when the list has
 run out.  As with filehandle reads, an automatic C<defined> is
 generated when the glob occurs in the test part of a C<while>,
 because legal glob returns (e.g. a file called F<0>) would otherwise
--- perlfunc.pod~	Tue Apr 18 22:35:03 2000
+++ perlfunc.pod	Tue Apr 18 22:35:19 2000
@@ -488,7 +488,7 @@
 Another consequence of using binmode() (on some systems) is that
 special end-of-file markers will be seen as part of the data stream.
 For systems from the Microsoft family this means that if your binary
-data contains C<\cZ>, the I/O subsystem will ragard it as the end of
+data contains C<\cZ>, the I/O subsystem will regard it as the end of
 the file, unless you use binmode().
 
 binmode() is not only important for readline() and print() operations,

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