On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 05:37:18PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
Based on an off-list discussion, it turns out that unary C<=>
is not slurpy as mentioned in S04. The following patch to S04
corrects this; I've already applied the patch but thought I'd
pass it by p6l for review/comments/reactions.
Does it mean that it's a synonym to "&readline"?
No. It's the general-purpose "iterate this..." operator.
Applied to a filehandle, it iterates the filehandle (which *is* equivalent to
But it can also be applied to any other iterator object, in which case it
calls that object's C<.next> method.