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Re^6: backtick operator

by Hue-Bond (Priest)
on May 14, 2010 at 06:54 UTC ( #839950=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: backtick operator
in thread backtick operator

$|++ doesn't toggle the value of the variable; $|-- does. Just checked it on 5.8 and 5.10.

 David Serrano
 (Please treat my english text just like Perl code, i.e. feel free to notify me of any syntax, grammar, style and/or spelling errors. Thank you!).

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Re^7: backtick operator
by Anonymous Monk on May 14, 2010 at 07:30 UTC
    Thanks. Not remembering this correctly is probably why I prefer assignment.
Re^7: backtick operator
by JavaFan (Canon) on May 14, 2010 at 07:36 UTC
    Still, I find $|++ a piece of pointless cargo cult. It isn't any shorter than $|=1, and it only add negative clarity.

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