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Re: Re: Re: Why do we say the =~ operator "binds"?

by demerphq (Chancellor)
on Apr 18, 2004 at 09:11 UTC ( #346076=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Why do we say the =~ operator "binds"?
in thread Why do we say the =~ operator "binds"?

As long as $var was named something like $count, or possibly $matched, or the context itself gave this information then I would say its fine. If $var was actually $str or the like I would probably say it was a bug. If it said ($var)=/$pattern/ it would almost certainly be fine regardless.


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