On Wed, 2003-04-30 at 09:09, Brian Candler wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 08:53:01PM +0900, ts wrote:
> > >>>>> "s" == saggmannen  <saggmannen / yahoo.com> writes:
> > 
> > s> Perl. Let's say I'm not in love with them. Is there an alternative way
> > s> to obtain the same functionality, but in a more verbose and intuitive
> > s> way?
> > 
> >  Well, you have lib/English.rb which create aliases, for example
> > 
> > pigeon% head English.rb 
> > alias $ERROR_INFO              $!
> 
> and some have aliases already: e.g. $: has one but I can never remember it
> (digs through Ruby source code... ah yes, it's $LOAD_PATH)

Actually, I tend to remember $: more easily than $LOAD_PATH.  I think it
is a bit ironic that the _mnemonic_ version is harder to remember (at
least for me) :-)

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