Luke Palmer wrote:
On 10/20/05, Nate Wiger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
$1 is a prime example. $0 means the program name (all scopes). $1 is the
first match. It's been that way for a very, very, very long time, and
it works just great. There is no *compelling* reason to change this,
other than to satisfy a few people that think it "should be different".
Thank you for your complaints. Now that we know that for a certain
portion of perl users, "Perl 5 works fantastic for 95% of the cases,"
we have decided to develop a side project. You can join in by
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Hah, that's clever.
I think you missed my point(s), but if you feel compelled to write me
off as a "complainer" just because I have a counter-opinion that is at
least somewhat built from a good amount of experience, then I do think
you're wearing a set of blinders to practical issues.