in reply to Re: Re: Re: How's your Perl?
in thread How's your Perl?

For the same reason that these give a similar error

Yes but why ?   :-)

Juerd found this one originally, and while it was obviously a parser bug, it initially puzzled us how it managed to produce that reference. (Because it takes a walk through the perl source code to truly understand the issue, I made it a bonus exercise instead of a regular one)