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Re^3: ** operator in perl

by Fletch (Chancellor)
on Feb 03, 2009 at 13:16 UTC ( #740982=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: ** operator in perl
in thread ** operator in perl

print is a list operator, so the second parses as (print(-2))**4 and will produce a warning if you run with -w/warnings (Useless use of exponentiation (**) in void context at -e line 1.).

Update: I mean it's not like perlfunc uses print as the example of precedence issues that can come up with list operators right in the second paragraph or anything . . .

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