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Re: die'ing honorably

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Jeff Okamoto
November 8, 2000 10:54
Re: die'ing honorably
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Jarkko wrote:

> > open my $fh, "< :shift-jis JapaneseTextFile" or die $!;
> open my $fh, "< :shift-jis JapaneseTextFile" or seppuku $!;

Only if it's an honorable error.  It was considered an honor to be allowed
to commit seppuku.  If you were not to be given this honor, you were either
beheaded or (later) crucified.


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