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Re: hash key confusion

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Mar 24, 2014 at 20:46 UTC ( #1079595=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to hash key confusion

Because "\x61" is the byte character:'a'; whereas 97, is taken as the string '97':

$h{"\x61"} = 'a';; $h{97} = 'b';; pp \%h;; { 97 => "b", a => "a" }

What you might want is print $hash{chr(97)};.

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