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Re^3: Parenthetical help

by jwkrahn (Monsignor)
on Apr 04, 2011 at 19:35 UTC ( #897388=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Parenthetical help
in thread Parenthetical help

The problem is that localtime has a prototype and that prototype says that localtime's first argument, if present, must be a scalar value, so arrays and lists are converted to a scalar value so localtime can use it.

$ perl -le'print prototype "CORE::localtime"' ;$

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