Perl Christmas Quiz
david at cantrell.org.uk
Wed Dec 17 13:33:55 GMT 2008
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 02:08:57PM +0100, Philip Newton wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 13:43, Abigail <abigail at abigail.be> wrote:
> > The professor  who taught us Pascal in university treated ';'s to
> > *start* statements with:
> > BEGIN do_this
> > ; do_that
> > ; more_things
> > ; yada_yada_yada
> > END
> Ah, yes - I've seen that style before, too, though seldomly.
> And, recently, a similar thing in SQL:
> , that
> , theother
> , othertable
See also http://search.cpan.org/~domizio
I hate it, because ; was what you used to start a comment in an
assembler I used many years ago.
David Cantrell | London Perl Mongers Deputy Chief Heretic
Longum iter est per praecepta, breve et efficax per exempla.
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