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Thank you, chipmunk, for setting me straight on this one.

My C upbringing showed up, and I did not test what I presumed was the behavior of $| :-(


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Now that I did test it, turns out to be even more interesting. Running this

print $|++ for (0..9); print" post ++\n"; print $|-- for (0..9); print" post --\n"; print ++$| for (0..9); print" pre ++\n"; print --$| for (0..9); print" pre --\n";
prints this
0111111111 post ++ 1010101010 post -- 1111111111 pre ++ 0101010101 pre --
Creative use of this  $|-- behavior, anyone?

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