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perigrin (3495)

perigrin
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After Middle School Chris bounced through various high schools around the state of Florida for a bit. He ended up getting a BA (in English) from the University of Central Florida at about the time others his age were getting their MAs. His (now) wife, their child, and he went to Europe for a bit (there was a programming job in Scotland) and came back unemployed where upon he got offered a job in St. Paul. He moved on from that job after a few years to one where he was paid to do the things he previously did as a hobby. That sounds much more exciting than it really was. Really his life is based on two kids, two cats, and a bunny.

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Monday June 28, 2004
12:23 PM

What's this supposed to do?

[ #19550 ]

So I'm working in a coprorate enviroment now, and I encounter some gems from the past like the following:

foreach $file (<@myFiles>) { ... process ... }

I know what it does in Perl4 (10 points to the house of whomever guesses correctly) but what's it supposed to do in Perl5?

Under 5.005 it's a silent bug.

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