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Re: Something Strange is Afoot Here

by extremely (Priest)
on Apr 07, 2001 at 00:52 UTC ( #70603=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Something Strange is Afoot Here
in thread sort mechanism

A LIST in SCALAR context returns its last item. An ARRAY in SCALAR context returns its count.

A LIST in ARRAY/LIST context returns a LIST. An ARRAY in ARRAY/LIST context returns a LIST.

That gets just about everyone at one time or another. It flat *BOGGLED* me for a while. Try this: perl -e 'print scalar( (1,2,3,4) ),$/'

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