develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from April 2003

Re: [perl #19750] is you or is you ain't an operator?

Thread Previous | Thread Next
Tim Peoples
April 27, 2003 01:58
Re: [perl #19750] is you or is you ain't an operator?
Message ID:
On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 03:48:47PM -0400, Casey West wrote:
> This ticket is all about the ambiguity with the -X "thingies".
> Everyone knows them as operators, yet they're documented in
> L<perlfunc> (and that documentation calls them /operators/).
> So if they are operators, the documentation should be moved to
> L<perlop>.
> If functions, terminoligy must be updated in the documentation.
> Which is it?
>   Casey West

Yes but...  if they're moved to L<perlop> then we won't be able to
type "perldoc -f -X" (which I'm rather fond of doing in a pinch).


                                                      Timothy E. Peoples
                                                   Have Camel, Will Code

      "That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history
         is the most important of all the lessons of history."
                                      --  Aldous Huxley

Thread Previous | Thread Next Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at | Group listing | About