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Re^4: What operator prepends?

by swampyankee (Parson)
on Jan 26, 2006 at 03:46 UTC ( #525637=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: What operator prepends?
in thread What operator prepends?

I also tend to create my strings from left to right, probably because that's how I tend to write. I add stuff to the end -- push vs unshift -- so a "prepend" operator is not something I would think to include in a language design.

Perhaps inaccurately, I don't think of .= the "append" operator; I think of it as an abbreviation for $string = $string . $more.

emc

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