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Re: Thoughts on replacing -> with .

by perl514 (Pilgrim)
on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:22 UTC ( #1038236=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Thoughts on replacing -> with .



I use Perl once in a while, and still think that -> should not be replaced. Leave it be if that's possible.

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Re^2: Thoughts on replacing -> with .
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 11, 2013 at 14:25 UTC

    I find that many people do something like:


    when the following should suffice:


      Iím one of those people, and Iím not entirely sure why I do it. Iím fully aware that the later arrows are optional. The one arrow notation feels a bit asymmetric, and it doesnít show that they all are refs in there, I guess.

      I usually write ${${$$var{key1}}{key2}}{key3}, or, very rarely $$var{key1}{$key2}{$key3} or an intermediate variant. I never use arrow dereferencing.

        Those are particularly unusual ways of doing it. But hey, TIMTOWTDI.

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