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Re^2: Off by one key... or yet another example of why strict and warnings are always a good idea (even for "one-liners")

by hippo (Bishop)
on Jul 18, 2019 at 15:44 UTC ( #11102981=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Off by one key... or yet another example of why strict and warnings are always a good idea (even for "one-liners")
in thread Off by one key... or yet another example of why strict and warnings are always a good idea (even for "one-liners")

the original suggestion was a unicode -ǝ or -Ǝ

That was a joke, right? I don't know about you but there's no way that I'm going to be able to find the codepoint for that symbol and then work out the right combination of keys to press to generate it for any given combination of keyboard+shell+term+OS in a shorter space of time than it takes to type -Mstrict -w

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Re^3: Off by one key... or yet another example of why strict and warnings are always a good idea (even for "one-liners")
by Fletch (Chancellor) on Jul 18, 2019 at 18:45 UTC

    Quite (I had to cheat and use the OS X Symbol menu to get them when I typed them above and it still took a minute to scroll to the E's). I think later in the thread saner (or perhaps, less facetious) heads were prevailing and going over free ASCII option characters and maybe -[Zz] being available.

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