[Israel.pm] simple script question.

Yaron Golan ygolan at mercury.com
Sun Sep 26 09:29:06 PDT 2004

You see, all you had to do is ask ...

Shana Tova!

-----Original Message-----
From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On Behalf
Of Prager, Mark
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 6:46 PM
To: Perl in Israel
Subject: RE: [Israel.pm] simple script question.

Thanks to all - the solution has now been implemented.

|-----Original Message-----
|From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il]On
|Behalf Of Offer Kaye
|Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 4:50 PM
|To: Perl in Israel
|Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] simple script question.
|On Sun, 26 Sep 2004 14:10:34 +0000, Mikhael Goikhman 
|<migo at homemail.com> wrote:
|> This is not quite correct. "<>" is "<ARGV>", not "<STDIN>".
|> There are several serious differences.
|True, although I suspect that for Mark these don't matter too much, as 
|he originally wrote "The idea is if I have a file as follows:". File, 
|not files. Plus, sometimes it is better to fudge a little, for the sake 
|of clarity.
|But you're right that I should have clarified that there is a different 
|usage of the script available, when using <STDIN> vs. <> .
|So Mark, if you're using <STDIN>, I assume you use your script as 
|follows (correct me if I'm wrong):
|   cat input_file | script.pl
|If you switch to using <>, then you could still use it the same way, 
|but a better way (IMHO) is now possible:
|  script.pl input_file
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