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Re^5: If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands
in thread If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands
If someone doesn't understand operator precedence, they have bigger issues than just a mental model of lists.
Yes. I agree. Every novice I've seen confused by the idea of "a list in scalar context" has had tremendous trouble understanding operator precedence and exactly what makes up a list in Perl. Context and operator precedence are the problem, not listishness.