According to Dan Sugalski:
> At 01:42 PM 4/5/00 -0700, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> > I could have sworn that Perl's test suite needed to be very careful to
> > e.g. not rename a file while it's open under VMS... ?
> 
> Nope. Go ahead and do what you like to a file--rename, delete, mock 
> incessantly--it works. Maybe you were thinking of the windows stuff?

I'm probably conflating VMS's weird pipe handling with the open/rename
limitations of Windows and (now that I think of it) OS/2.
-- 
Chip Salzenberg              - a.k.a. -              <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
"I wanted to play hopscotch with the impenetrable mystery of existence,
    but he stepped in a wormhole and had to go in early."  // MST3K

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