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Re^2: Experimenting with Lvalue Subs

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Jan 24, 2005 at 18:23 UTC ( #424652=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Experimenting with Lvalue Subs
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By placing it into the scalar slot associated of the typeglob of the functions name.

That's not so good - you run the risk of clobbering something. Doing an implicit 'local' might help, but what do you do with lvalue-able anonymous subs?

*^_ is a much better idea, imho. And, I'd just have it go to @^_ straight off. That way, it would act as a standard assignment does. $foo = 1..3; anyone?

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Re^3: Experimenting with Lvalue Subs
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jan 24, 2005 at 18:41 UTC
    ...but what do you do with lvalue-able anonymous subs?

    Good point. Then I agree, @^_ is best.

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