Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

Iain Barnett iainspeed at
Wed Oct 8 15:42:27 BST 2008

On 8 Oct 2008, at 3:22 pm, Abigail wrote:

> Note that ~~ is easier to search for in a text file due to getting
> far less false positives on ~~ than when searching with 'in'.


On 8 Oct 2008, at 3:13 pm, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> guessing it was chosen because of its similarity to '=~'

That makes a lot of sense. Thanks.

On 8 Oct 2008, at 2:51 pm, Nigel Rantor wrote:
> I like Perl, but I complain about it all the time.

Me too. Actually, I complain about everything, it distracts people  
from my own shoddy work/life :)


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