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Re^3: using function output ananymous array vs. named array in foreachby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Dec 26, 2012 at 17:18 UTC||Need Help??|
actually chomp() returns the number of "characters" that were chomped - not the delimiters.
You're right of course. (But your over elaborate demonstration added nothing to the simple statement of fact.)
I remember discovering early on that the return from chomp wasn't useful and I've never concerned myself with what non-useful thing it actually returned ever since.
So the OP's code is not going to work...
That was the point I was making when I said: "Neither snippet will do what you think it will do.".
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