Re: [PATCH] git-mv.perl: use stderr for error output and cleanup

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2006-01-07 11:46:25
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> writes:

>> After all, that's spelled "f o r", but pronounced "foreach". :)
>
> It is official: perl people are crazy.

I sometimes pronounce "foreach" when I see "ef oh ar" in Perl
programs, but I do not do that aloud around other people.

My point was that things like this:

>>   print H "$_\0" for @deletedfiles;

is perfectly fine among Perl people (and I would probably even
encourage rewriting git-*.perl scripts in more Perlish style if
the project were about an SCM primarily targetted for Perl
people --- it is not), but look obfuscated without merit to
people who do not talk Perl.

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