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Re: Behind the Scenes - Perl Variables

by Joost (Canon)
on Apr 19, 2005 at 19:31 UTC ( #449408=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Behind the Scenes - Perl Variables

Perl uses basically the same scheme as Java *) for variables: variables are just pointers to values. The interesting question is: what does perl do with values.

perl guts illustrated answers that question far better than I could.

*) Note: my java internals knowledge is minimal, so I could be wrong.


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