String interpolation

Peter Corlett abuse at
Mon Nov 20 16:44:00 GMT 2006

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 04:13:10PM +0000, Daniel Barlow wrote:
> I can't remember having seen this before: is that because (a) it's new
> (unlikely, I know), (b) it's a bad idea, or (c) I just don't pay enough
> attention when reading other people's code?

a) I used it in 5.004_04 in some of my early scripts back in 1998.

b) Yes, but sometimes you need to exercise such a dirty hack.

c) Looks like it :)

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