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Re^4: shift vs @_ (alias)

by tye (Cardinal)
on Oct 03, 2006 at 21:26 UTC ( #576191=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: shift vs @_
in thread shift vs @_

$_[0] is actually a reference to the first argument passed by the caller.

I'm sure you know what you meant, but... $_[0] is (usually) an alias to the first argument. If it were a reference then you'd have to use ${$_[0]} or such.

- tye        


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