shell> perl -MScalar::Util=blessed -e 'print blessed(qr/^\s*$/), $/'
Huh. I imagine a good dig at the perl source might explain how and why this is (something to do with the
I also had it driven into me (once more) as to why pdcawley glows with evil light when he demonstrated how to do tail call optimization in perl for his upcoming Scheme interpreter. If this is productive coding (which it most certainly is) then I fear to see what he could do when wields his power with the intent of doing "evil things"