q, qq, qr, qx

q// is generally the same thing as using single quotes – meaning it doesn’t interpolate values inside the delimiters.
qq// is the same as double quoting a string. It interpolates.
qw// return a list of white space delimited words. @q = qw/this is a test/ is functionally the same as @q = (‘this’, ‘is’, ‘a’, ‘test’)
qx// is the same thing as using the backtick operators.
I’ve never used qr//, but it’s got something to do with compiling regex’s for later use.

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