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Re: Explanation of Perlop Documention

by Steve_p (Priest)
on May 10, 2005 at 14:34 UTC ( #455589=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Explanation of Perlop Documention

OK, the first is somewhat unclear. How does the following patch look to you?

--- perlop.pod.old Tue Mar 29 01:27:36 2005 +++ perlop.pod Tue May 10 09:32:16 2005 @@ -191,7 +191,7 @@ concatenated with the identifier is returned. Otherwise, if the stri +ng starts with a plus or minus, a string starting with the opposite sign is returned. One effect of these rules is that -bareword is equivale +nt -to "-bareword". +to the string "-bareword". Unary "~" performs bitwise negation, i.e., 1's complement. For example, C<0666 & ~027> is 0640. (See also L<Integer Arithmetic> and

As for the range operator question, actual operators are marked C<op> through perlop.pod. I'd suggest searching for that alone to see where its used.

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