perl -e 'print "*" x 1_000_000, "\n"' | perl -pe 'chop; $_=substr($_,0,80)."\n"'
How long has this been in the language? (The ability to put as many
underscores as you want in the middle of a numeric constant.) When was it
Joe Wells <j...@bu.edu>
As near as I can recall, it's been in there since before version 2.
It's there as a sop to former Ada programmers. :-)