Perl Command Line Interpreter

perl -e 'while(1){print"> ";eval<>}'
My Programming Languages professor assigned my class a homework assignment where we had to write a Perl interpreter using Perl. I really like Python's interactive command line interpreter which inspired this Perl script.

By: kzh
2010-02-03 21:48:33

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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