Cool/useful short examples of Perl?

David Cantrell david at
Thu Jun 9 11:52:15 BST 2011

On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 07:46:52AM +0200, Richard Foley wrote:
> I've found a lot of German programmers very uncomfortable with the "unless" 
> keyword, (or maybe it's just c programmers).  They appear to very often prefer
> to use a construct of the form:
> 	if ( !something ) { ...
> Even worse is:
> 	unless ( !something ) { ...
> The brain just into tailspin goes.

It's not just Germans' brains that melt.  Double negatives are just
confusing.  Normal people hardly ever use them.

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