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Beatnik (493)

Beatnik
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A 29 year old belgian who likes Mountain Dew, Girl Scout Cookies, Tim Hortons French Vanilla Flavoured Cappucinno, Belgian beer, Belgian chocolate, Belgian women, Magners Cider, chocolate chipped cookies and Perl. Likes snowboarding, snorkling, sailing and silence. Bach can really cheer him up! He still misses his dog.

Project Daddy of Spine [sf.net], a mod_perl based CMS.

In his superhero time (8.30 AM to 5.30 PM), he works on world peace.

Journal of Beatnik (493)

Monday September 22, 2003
02:13 PM

Perl6

[ #14836 ]
Since I have nothing better to do anyway, I started reading Perl 6 Essentials. I got to page 33. At the bottom it states (and I quote, if I may):

String Operators
The ~ operator concatenates strings. The corresponding ~= operator concatenates the right-hand side of the assignment to the end of the string:

$line = "The quick brown " ~ $fox ~ jumps_over() ~ " the lazy " ~ $dog;
$line ~= "Belgium"; # adds to the string

End quote..

Last I heard, the concatenating operator was actually the _ in perl 6. Damian explained it as "the dot... in hyperspace"... This, ofcourse, was over a year ago (barely), in Munich. I'm also quite curious on where the "Belgium" came from.

Note to myself: Remember sunday evening...
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