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

Aaron Crane perl at
Fri Nov 9 11:30:15 GMT 2007

Jonathan Stowe writes:
> Yes but anyone who has tried running perl one-liners more than once
> will have been annoyed by this and would have switched off shell
> history expansion, like, you know, years ago.

I don't find that.  Using shell double-quotes for Perl one-liners is
painful, because $ is meaningful inside shell double-quotes.  That's
easily solved by using shell single-quotes -- but history expansion
doesn't apply in shell single-quotes, so the two don't conflict.

Aaron Crane

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