On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 01:23:14 -0000, William James <w_a_x_man / yahoo.com>  
wrote:

> Ross Bamford wrote:
>> On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 00:16:52 -0000, Jeff Wood <jeff.darklight / gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > PLEASE stop sending out code that uses any of the perl ${x} variables  
>> ...
>> >
>>
> Ross, don't pay too much attention to unreasonable fanatics.
>
> The first edition of the Pickaxe says:
>
> "Having said all this, we have to 'fess up.  Andy and Dave normally
> use the $-variables rather than worrying about MatchData objects.
> For everyday use, they just end up being more convenient.
> Sometimes we just can't help being pragmatic."
>

:) Thanks. I don't feel nearly so bad about being too lazy to get a  
MatchData now ;)

-- 
Ross Bamford - rosco / roscopeco.remove.co.uk
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