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Re: Re: Learning Perl as a First (programming) language

by talexb (Canon)
on Aug 02, 2002 at 17:46 UTC ( #187164=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Learning Perl as a First (programming) language
in thread Learning Perl as a First (programming) language

    Well, you are forgetting a my $i if you want to have equivalent code.
No, :) I purposefully left it out, in order to demonstrate the point that Perl will autovivify a variable for you, while C will just throw an error. I also purposefully did not use strict or include the she-bang line.

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