Perl Christmas Quiz

Philip Newton philip.newton at
Fri Dec 12 22:01:08 GMT 2008

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 15:41, Nicholas Clark <nick at> wrote:
> What are the 7 classes of unquoted string that are not barewords. I think it's
> 7. It usually requires a Damian to remember them all. Most I can get.

What are they then?

I can only think of two off the top of my head - things before 'fat
comma' and the single-word contents of a hash subscript. Hm, do
filehandles count in things such as "print LOGFILE 'bla'"?

Philip Newton <philip.newton at>

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