On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 04:59:21PM +0200, Juerd wrote:
> > Ah yes, that's another thing I was wondering about: what does opening a
> > pipe return. If it's a one-way pipe, okay, this may be a single handle;
> > but for bidirectional opens, we need $in, $out, and $err handles; and
> That'd be tridirectional, then.
Bi and up.
> A normal filehandle can already handle bidirection.
Yes, but to exploit that would be something of a perversion: the in and
out handles are very separate as far as everybody else is concerned.
> I think the following solution suffices in a clean way:
> $h = open a pipe;
> $h.print("foo"); # use $h.out
> $l = $h.readline; # use $h.in
Yes, if $h is the not-very-primitive version of IO. Surely the type of
$h.in is not the same as $h itself?
Gaal Yahas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>