On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 08:17:39AM +0900, Jim Weirich wrote:
> 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) :-)

Happens to me to. It's because of the underscore, I never remember if
there's one or not.

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