On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 11:04 AM, David Green<david.gr...@telus.net> wrote:
> On 2009-Aug-18, at 2:29 am, Carlin Bingham wrote:
>> chdir provides functionality that would be quite convoluted to mimic
>> through manually setting $*CWD, such as changing to a relative
>> directory.
> Maybe setting $*CWD just calls chdir() under the hood?  Same implementation,
> brand new shiny Perl-style interface!

It may seem cool, but I don't like secondary effects like that. They
break the principle of least surprise.

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