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Re: Don't patch perlopentut: rewrite it completely

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Tom Christiansen
February 17, 2013 18:15
Re: Don't patch perlopentut: rewrite it completely
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Ricardo Signes <> wrote
   on Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:33:01 EST: 

> * Tom Christiansen <> [2013-02-17T12:06:33]
>> What you want to call lexical filehandles is missing the essential point
>> of autovivification of anonymous handles, which has nothing to do with scope.

> The other reason to say lexical filehandle is that it is a much shorter piece
> of jargon than "lexically scoped name for an autovivified indirect filehandle."

Oddly, I didn't feel the need to use either of those in the rewrite.  It just
complicates things.  I'm trying to avoid complicating things, which was the real
problem with the existing perlopentut, not all the other things people complain
so bitterly about.


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