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Re: print behavior

by Moron (Curate)
on Jul 12, 2007 at 08:36 UTC ( #626170=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to print behavior

Many different replies about something being wrong and yet if we break down into the ordered steps one should expect Perl or even C to take:

1) evaluate a list of two arguments 0) $x = 0 and 1) $x++ = 0.

2) increment $x so that the list of arguments is now 0: $x=1 and 1) $x++ = 0 (stays unchanged - that's what postincrement is for!)

3) Call the function with the two arguments whose values we just established should be 1 and 0 respectively.

Then we see that the results are the only results we should expect to happen!

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