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Re^3: trouble taking reference of function

by Lawliet (Curate)
on Mar 03, 2009 at 22:00 UTC ( #747914=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: trouble taking reference of function
in thread trouble taking reference of function

Huh? Why does that happen?

And you didn't even know bears could type.


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Re^4: trouble taking reference of function
by kyle (Abbot) on Mar 03, 2009 at 22:17 UTC

      Oh, so it returns the sine of the number of elements passed to the function, right?

      And you didn't even know bears could type.

        You could say that, but I think it's more accurate to say that the function doesn't receive any more than one element. The array in sin(@_) is evaluated in a scalar context. Its value in that context is the number of elements in the array, and that single value is given to sin.

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