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Re: $a++ allowed by $a-- is not ! why?

by cchampion (Curate)
on Aug 30, 2003 at 17:13 UTC ( #287934=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to $a++ allowed by $a-- is not ! why?

jeffa and broquaint have provided you with the theory.

Here's some practical fun with the auto-increment operator. Enjoy!

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[LanX]: which means albeit being broken UTF8 it'll be handled correctly
[LanX]: and the problem only occurs since we changed the emails to base64
[LanX]: my main problem will be to cnvince my colleagues that our productive code is broken oO ... so in the end I will just make a workaround :-/
LanX hates UTF8 for causing knots in his brain and stomach
[Corion]: LanX: Yes, that's the main problem - you have lots (and lots) of workarounds in various places and stages of the processing, and to clean that mess up requires action across the complete codebase. And it's almost impossible to do it piece-by-piece

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