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

by polypompholyx (Chaplain)
on Sep 20, 2005 at 17:24 UTC ( #493531=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Shortcut operator for $a->{'b'}=$b if $b;

It's slightly OT, but you probably want to avoid using $a and $b (even as metasyntax), as they are used in sort code blocks. As such, they are exempted from strict checking, and could introduce subtle bugs.

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