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Re^4: Things I Don't Use in Perl

by itub (Priest)
on Aug 23, 2005 at 18:34 UTC ( #485985=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Things I Don't Use in Perl
in thread Things I Don't Use in Perl

It's all in the context. If that line of code is part of a vector algebra program, in a subroutine called "rotate_vector", and the names of the variables suggest that they might be vectors, it should be pretty obvious what the dot means. ;-) But yep, in some other context it might be confusing.

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