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Re: [PATCH perlsnap] Suggestion for mnemonic for $^N

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 2, 2001 12:03
Re: [PATCH perlsnap] Suggestion for mnemonic for $^N
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On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 09:37:56AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote:
> Patch 11038 added support for $^N, but the description in perlvar did
> not include a mnemonic. (Possibly because caret variables are getting
> so scarce that nowadays they tend to get picked by availability, not
> because the letter stands for anything in particular, at least not
> without some stretch of the imagination.) Still, here's a suggestion
> for a mnemonic. This is open for discussion, as it's only something I
> thought of and may not fit. Feel free not to apply it (for example, if
> you think the explanation is bad, badly worded, or not necessary).
> --- pod/perlvar.pod.orig        Sat Jun 30 14:55:38 2001
> +++ pod/perlvar.pod     Sun Jul  1 07:22:54 2001

Thanks, applied. 

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