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Yet there are a few aspects of Perl which annoy me to no end. Such as the fact that there are two sets of comparison operators.

You'd like the language much, much less if there were only one set of comparison operators. Perl would have to guess about which type of comparison you meant, and the heuristics for guessing rely on a lot of potential scary action at a distance. These bugs happen occasionally (I can think of one I've seen in the past decade), but they'd be much, much more common if you couldn't specify your intent for a comparison.


In reply to Re: irritation makes perls by chromatic
in thread irritation makes perls by xyzzy

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