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Re^3: Shortcut operator for $a->{'b'}=$b if $b;

by ikegami (Pope)
on Sep 20, 2005 at 16:48 UTC ( #493517=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Shortcut operator for $a->{'b'}=$b if $b;
in thread Shortcut operator for $a->{'b'}=$b if $b;

foreach loops sets $_ to refer to the current value in the list which is being iterated. In this case, the list consists solely of $b.

Your expression is equivalent, but it's not an acceptable answer since the question was about removing the need for using $b twice.

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