LOL++ (Re: OT: It's arrived!)

Chisel Wright chisel at
Fri Nov 9 10:33:13 GMT 2007

On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 10:03:43AM +0000, Andy Wardley wrote:
> But I'm still not sure I understand why it doesn't work.  It looks like
> a perfectly proper escaped newline to me.  What am I missing?

The perl expression is in double quotes which means that bash sees the !
and tries to do bash-magic on it.

Chisel Wright
e: chisel at

  I'm demented in a good way!

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